CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2010-4000

Published: Nov 06, 2010 | Modified: Nov 08, 2010
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
6.9 MEDIUM
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

gnome-shell in GNOME Shell 2.31.5 places a zero-length directory name in the LD_LIBRARY_PATH, which allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse shared library in the current working directory.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Gnome-shell Gnome 2.31.5 2.31.5
Gnome-shell Ubuntu karmic *
Gnome-shell Ubuntu lucid *
Gnome-shell Ubuntu maverick *

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