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ELSA-2015-2417 Moderate: Oracle Linux autofs security, bug fix and enhancement update

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ELSA-2015-2417 Moderate: Oracle Linux autofs security, bug fix and enhancement update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/23/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/24/2015
Modified
04/11/2019

Description

automount 5.0.8, when a program map uses certain interpreted languages, uses the calling user's USER and HOME environment variable values instead of the values for the user used to run the mapped program, which allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse program in the user home directory.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-autofs

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