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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-4425: spice-gtk: Privilege escalation

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-4425: spice-gtk: Privilege escalation

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/18/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

libgio, when used in setuid or other privileged programs in spice-gtk and possibly other products, allows local users to gain privileges and execute arbitrary code via the DBUS_SYSTEM_BUS_ADDRESS environment variable. NOTE: it could be argued that this is a vulnerability in the applications that do not cleanse environment variables, not in libgio itself.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-misc-spice-gtk

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