Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2018 16:09:48 +0200 From: Matthias Gerstner <mgerstner@...e.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: cinnamon: possible symlink attack in cinnamon-settings-users.py > The script cinnamon-settings-users.py runs as root (via polkit's pkexec) > and allows to configure e.g. other user's icon files. These icon files > are written to the respective user's $HOME/.face location. If an > unprivileged user prepares a symlink pointing to an arbitrary location > then this location will be overwritten with the icon content. This was assigned CVE-2018-13054. Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (834 bytes)
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