It was discovered that libfep uses UNIX domain sockets in the abstract
namespace in an insecure way. As a result, unprivileged local users
were able to inject commands into running fep sessions of other users.
The upstream fix simply removes abstract namespace support, using a
restricted directory to host the UNIX domain socket instead:
Abstract namespace support was introduced in this commit:
This means that versions from 0.0.5 to 0.0.9 (inclusive) are vulnerable,
and 0.1.0 has the fix.
Created libfep tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1108616]
libfep-0.1.0-1.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
libfep-0.1.0-1.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.