DescriptionRace condition in the xdg.BaseDirectory.get_runtime_dir function in python-xdg 0.25 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files by pre-creating /tmp/pyxdg-runtime-dir-fallback-victim to point to a victim-owned location, then replacing it with a symlink to an attacker-controlled location once the get_runtime_dir function is called.
Overall state of this security issue: Pending
This issue is currently rated as having low severity.
|National Vulnerability Database||SUSE|
Status of this issue by product and package
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|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3||python-xdg||Affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA||python-xdg||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3||python-xdg||Affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA||python-xdg||Not affected|