Net-Acct contains a flaw that may allow a local malicious user to perform a symlink attack using a temporary file (/tmp/nacctd.write.[pid]) created with the rite_list and dump_curr_list functions. The issue is triggered when a local malicious user creates a specially crafted temporary file and creates a symlink to an arbitrary file. It is possible that the flaw may allow arbitrary code execution resulting in a loss of integrity.
Local Access Required
Loss of Integrity
Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, the Net-Acct team has released a patch to address this vulnerability.
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