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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2008-4865: Valgrind: Untrusted search path

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2008-4865: Valgrind: Untrusted search path

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/31/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in valgrind before 3.4.0 allows local users to execute arbitrary programs via a Trojan horse .valgrindrc file in the current working directory, as demonstrated using a malicious --db-command options. NOTE: the severity of this issue has been disputed, but CVE is including this issue because execution of a program from an untrusted directory is a common scenario.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-util-valgrind

References

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-util-valgrind

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