CSTR Festival contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue is triggered when 'festival_server' places a zero-length directory name in the LD_LIBRARY_PATH, allowing a local attacker to use a Trojan horse shared library in the current working directory to gain elevated privileges.
Local Access Required
Loss of Integrity
Patch / RCS
Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, SUSE has released a patch to address this vulnerability. Check the vendor advisory or solution in the references section.
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