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SUSE: CVE-2014-1624: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/27/2014
Created
10/22/2019
Added
10/19/2019
Modified
11/13/2019

Description

Race condition in the xdg.BaseDirectory.get_runtime_dir function in python-xdg 0.25 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files by pre-creating /tmp/pyxdg-runtime-dir-fallback-victim to point to a victim-owned location, then replacing it with a symlink to an attacker-controlled location once the get_runtime_dir function is called.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-python-xdg

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