97416 : WEB-DAV Linux File System (davfs2) mount_davfs system() Call Local Privilege Escalation
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WEB-DAV Linux File System (davfs2) contains a flaw in mount_davfs that leads to unauthorized privileges being gained. The issue is triggered when performing a system() call. This may allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges.


Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Misconfiguration
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Solution Unknown
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Coordinated Disclosure


The vendor has released a patch to address this vulnerability. There are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. Check the vendor advisory, changelog, or solution in the references section for details.


Werner Baumann
WEB-DAV Linux File System



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