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USN-721-1: fglrx-installer vulnerability

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USN-721-1: fglrx-installer vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/17/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Marko Lindqvist discovered that the fglrx installer created an unsafeLD_LIBRARY_PATH on 64bit systems. If a user were tricked into downloadingspecially crafted libraries and running commands in the same directory,a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges. The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version: To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades. After a standard system upgrade you need to restart your session to effectthe necessary changes. LP: 323327

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-xorg-driver-fglrx

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