Bug 1291763 - nsis: privilege escalation and code execution vulnerabilities in generated NSIS installers
nsis: privilege escalation and code execution vulnerabilities in generated NS...
Status: NEW
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1291764
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Reported: 2015-12-15 09:59 EST by Martin Prpič
Modified: 2017-08-24 14:43 EDT (History)
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Description Martin Prpič 2015-12-15 09:59:57 EST
Installers generated by NSIS 2.46 are vulnerable to attacks that can lead to code execution and privilege escalation (if the installer is running with elevated privileges).

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Comment 1 Martin Prpič 2015-12-15 10:00:18 EST
Created mingw-nsis tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1291764]

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