Descriptionld.so in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.11.3, and 2.12.x before 2.12.2, does not properly restrict use of the LD_AUDIT environment variable to reference dynamic shared objects (DSOs) as audit objects, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging an unsafe DSO located in a trusted library directory, as demonstrated by libpcprofile.so.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
- SUSE-SA:2010:052, published Thu, 28 Oct 2010 09:00:00 +0000
- openSUSE-SU-2010:0912-1, published Thu, 28 Oct 2010 01:08:19 +0200 (CEST)
- openSUSE-SU-2010:0913-1, published Thu, 28 Oct 2010 02:08:09 +0200 (CEST)
- openSUSE-SU-2010:0914-1, published Thu, 28 Oct 2010 02:08:13 +0200 (CEST)
List of released packages
|Product(s)||Fixed package version(s)||References|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1|| ||Patchnames: |
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 |
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11
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Status of this issue by product and package
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|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11||glibc||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1||glibc||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11||glibc||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1||glibc||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS||glibc||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Business All-in-One||glibc||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11||glibc||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1||glibc||Released|