97416 : WEB-DAV Linux File System (davfs2) mount_davfs system() Call Local Privilege Escalation
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Disclosure Date
2013-09-15

Description

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.

Classification

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

Solution

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.

Products

Werner Baumann
WEB-DAV Linux File System
1.4.6
1.4.7

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