|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|Public exploit||Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.|
Operating systems & Components / Operating system
This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing long values passed via the user-controlled PATH environment variable in posix_spawnp(3). A local user can construct a specially crafted PATH environment variable and execute arbitrary code on the system with elevated privileges.
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Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.