Bug 1464968 - (CVE-2017-7496) CVE-2017-7496 fedora-arm-installer: Unsafe mount in /tmp allows privilege escalation
CVE-2017-7496 fedora-arm-installer: Unsafe mount in /tmp allows privilege esc...
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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: 1464969
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Reported: 2017-06-26 06:16 EDT by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2017-06-26 06:16 EDT (History)
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Description Adam Mariš 2017-06-26 06:16:08 EDT
Local privileges escalation is possible because of unsafe creation of directories in /tmp as a target for mount without checking a return value indicating if the operation failed or succeeded.

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Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-06-26 06:16:10 EDT

Name: Michael Scherer (Red Hat)
Comment 2 Adam Mariš 2017-06-26 06:16:35 EDT
Created fedora-arm-installer tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1464969]

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