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USN-841-1: GLib vulnerability

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USN-841-1: GLib vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/22/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The g_file_copy function in glib 2.0 sets the permissions of a target file to the permissions of a symbolic link (777), which allows user-assisted local users to modify files of other users, as demonstrated by using Nautilus to modify the permissions of the user home directory.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libglib2-0-0

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