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

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
7 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) October 31, 2008 October 30, 2017 October 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.

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References

Solution

gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-util-valgrind

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