Date: Mon, 15 May 2017 18:56:57 +0200 From: Guido Berhoerster <guido+openwall.com@...hoerster.name> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: Yao Wei <mwei@...e.org> Subject: Re: CVE-2017-8934 pcmanfm: single instance socket may be blocked by another user * Yao Wei <mwei@...e.org> [2017-05-15 17:37]: > The socket placed in /tmp is predictable and public-writable. Therefore > if one user placed a symlink to another socket instead of socket for > another user then said another user will either be unable to use > pcmanfm, or may send requests to the first user's pcmanfm. > > This bug has been assigned to CVE-2017-8934 . A fix has been > committed to pcmanfm's git repository . LXDE developers are > working on a release which fixes the problem. > > : https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-8934 > : https://git.lxde.org/gitweb/?p=lxde/pcmanfm.git;a=commitdiff;h=bc8c3d871e9ecc67c47ff002b68cf049793faf08 The "fix" is ifdef'd for glib >= 2.28.0, so the vulnerability still exists when compiling against an older version of glib. -- Guido Berhoerster
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