Bug 1253695 - nspr: Incorrect check for SUID/SGID/fscaps programs
nspr: Incorrect check for SUID/SGID/fscaps programs
Status: NEW
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=moderate,public=20150814,repor...
: Reopened, Security
Depends On: 1253746
Blocks: 1253719
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Reported: 2015-08-14 09:19 EDT by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2016-01-28 02:57 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-01-28 00:50:23 EST
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Description Adam Mariš 2015-08-14 09:19:43 EDT
Florian Weimer reported that bug 1253692 is fixed only partially.
fscaps are not considered on GNU/Linux, and a check like getuid() == geteuid() misses cases where the program has switched UIDs completely.

CVE request:
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1194678
Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2015-08-14 10:49:57 EDT
Created nspr tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1253746]

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