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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-3616: Conky: Privilege escalation

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-3616: Conky: Privilege escalation

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/04/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The getSkillname function in the eve module in Conky 1.8.1 and earlier allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on /tmp/.cesf.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-admin-conky

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