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USN-1166-1: OProfile vulnerabilities

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USN-1166-1: OProfile vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/09/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

utils/opcontrol in OProfile 0.9.6 and earlier might allow local users to gain privileges via shell metacharacters in the (1) --vmlinux, (2) --session-dir, or (3) --xen argument, related to the daemonrc file and the do_save_setup and do_load_setup functions, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-1760.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-oprofile

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