Descriptionartswrapper in aRts, when running setuid root on Linux 2.6.0 or later versions, does not check the return value of the setuid function call, which allows local users to gain root privileges by causing setuid to fail, which prevents artsd from dropping privileges.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SR:2006:015, published Fri, 30 Jun 2006 16:00:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 03:11:12 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:33 2022