DescriptionApport before versions 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.29+esm1, 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.19, 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.7, 2.20.10-0ubuntu27.1, 2.20.11-0ubuntu5 contained a TOCTTOU vulnerability when reading the users ~/.apport-ignore.xml file, which allows a local attacker to replace this file with a symlink to any other file on the system and so cause Apport to include the contents of this other file in the resulting crash report. The crash report could then be read by that user either by causing it to be uploaded and reported to Launchpad, or by leveraging some other vulnerability to read the resulting crash report, and so allow the user to read arbitrary files on the system.
Overall state of this security issue: Running
This issue is currently rated as having low severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
|National Vulnerability Database||SUSE|
Status of this issue by product and package
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|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS||apport||Affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS||apport||Affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3||apport||Affected|