DescriptionThe seunshare_mount function in sandbox/seunshare.c in seunshare in certain Red Hat packages of policycoreutils 2.0.83 and earlier in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 and earlier, and Fedora 14 and earlier, mounts a new directory on top of /tmp without assigning root ownership and the sticky bit to this new directory, which allows local users to replace or delete arbitrary /tmp files, and consequently cause a denial of service or possibly gain privileges, by running a setuid application that relies on /tmp, as demonstrated by the ksu application.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
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SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 12:09:05 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:46:03 2022