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USN-732-1: dash vulnerability

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USN-732-1: dash vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/11/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in dash 0.5.4, when used as a login shell, allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a Trojan horse .profile file in the current working directory.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-dash

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