October 5, 2009

Ubuntu Security Notice 841-1: GLib vulnerability

Article Source Ubuntu Security Notices
October 5, 2009, 2:34 pm

Arand Nash discovered that applications linked to GLib (e.g. Nautilus) did not correctly copy symlinks. If a user copied symlinks with GLib, the symlink target files would become world-writable, allowing local attackers to gain access to potentially sensitive information...

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