DescriptionThe register_application function in atk-adaptor/bridge.c in GNOME at-spi2-atk 2.5.2 does not seed the random number generator and generates predictable temporary file names, which makes it easier for local users to create or truncate files via a symlink attack on a temporary socket file in /tmp/at-spi2.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
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|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS||firefox-at-spi2-atk||In progress|