Descriptionqpopper 4.0.5 and earlier does not properly drop privileges before processing certain user-supplied files, which allows local users to overwrite or create arbitrary files as root.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SR:2005:014, published Tue, 07 Jun 2005 14:00:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 01:13:02 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:30 2022