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USN-932-1: KDM vulnerability

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USN-932-1: KDM vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/15/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Race condition in backend/ctrl.c in KDM in KDE Software Compilation (SC) 2.2.0 through 4.4.2 allows local users to change the permissions of arbitrary files, and consequently gain privileges, by blocking the removal of a certain directory that contains a control socket, related to improper interaction with ksm.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-kdm

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