101361 : cPanel WHM Logaholic Session File Insecure Permissions Local Privilege Escalation
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Time to Patch Time to Vendor Response
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cPanel WHM contains a flaw that leads to unauthorized privileges being gained. The issue is due to the program storing logaholic session files in the world-writable /tmp directory. This may allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges.


Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Other
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Authentication Required


It has been reported that this issue has been fixed. Upgrade to version,,,, or higher to address this vulnerability.


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