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SUSE: CVE-2014-7272: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/09/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/09/2016
Modified
05/20/2018

Description

Simple Desktop Display Manager (SDDM) before 0.10.0 allows local users to gain root privileges because code running as root performs write operations within a user home directory, and this user may have created links in advance (exploitation requires the user to win a race condition in the ~/.Xauthority chown case, but not other cases).

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-sddm
  • suse-upgrade-sddm-branding-opensuse

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