DescriptionAn incorrect permission check in the admin backend in gvfs before version 1.39.4 was found that allows reading and modify arbitrary files by privileged users without asking for password when no authentication agent is running. This vulnerability can be exploited by malicious programs running under privileges of users belonging to the wheel group to further escalate its privileges by modifying system files without user's knowledge. Successful exploitation requires uncommon system configuration.
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database||SUSE|
- SUSE-SU-2019:0438-1, published Tue Feb 19 13:09:38 MST 2019
- openSUSE-SU-2019:0261-1, published Wed, 27 Feb 2019 12:18:13 +0100 (CET)
List of released packages
|Product(s)||Fixed package version(s)||References|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15|| ||Patchnames:
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP1|| ||Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP1 GA gvfs
|openSUSE Leap 15.0|| ||Patchnames: