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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-4865

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/31/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

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.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-suse-release
  • suse-upgrade-valgrind
  • suse-upgrade-valgrind-devel

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