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USN-804-1: PulseAudio vulnerability

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USN-804-1: PulseAudio vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/17/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Race condition in PulseAudio 0.9.9, 0.9.10, and 0.9.14 allows local users to gain privileges via vectors involving creation of a hard link, related to the application setting LD_BIND_NOW to 1, and then calling execv on the target of the /proc/self/exe symlink.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-pulseaudio

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