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USN-2230-1: chkrootkit vulnerability

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USN-2230-1: chkrootkit vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/04/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/05/2014
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The slapper function in chkrootkit before 0.50 does not properly quote file paths, which allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a Trojan horse executable. NOTE: this is only a vulnerability when /tmp is not mounted with the noexec option.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-chkrootkit

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