Bug 1253689 - (CVE-2015-5191) CVE-2015-5191 open-vm-tools: /tmp race conditions in the libDeployPkg component
CVE-2015-5191 open-vm-tools: /tmp race conditions in the libDeployPkg component
Status: NEW
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1474701 1253690 1253691 1253698
Blocks: 1253700
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Reported: 2015-08-14 09:09 EDT by Florian Weimer
Modified: 2017-07-28 08:25 EDT (History)
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Description Florian Weimer 2015-08-14 09:09:57 EDT
It was discovered that open-vm-tools has multiple /tmp race conditions in the libDeployPkg component, allowing an unprivileged local user in a guest to cause a denial of service through file system manipulation, or, possibly, increase privileges.


This issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of Red Hat Product Security.
Comment 11 Andrej Nemec 2017-07-25 04:12:14 EDT
Created open-vm-tools tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1474701]

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