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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-0358: NTFS-3G: Privilege escalation

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
7 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) February 19, 2017 October 30, 2017 May 22, 2018

Available Exploits 

Description

Jann Horn of Google Project Zero discovered that NTFS-3G, a read-write NTFS driver for FUSE, does not scrub the environment before executing modprobe with elevated privileges. A local user can take advantage of this flaw for local root privilege escalation.

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References

Solution

gentoo-linux-upgrade-sys-fs-ntfs3g

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