This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to a race condition when the PMIx library called is called by a process
running as uid 0. A local user can exploit the race and obtain ownership of an arbitrary file on the filesystem.
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Openpmix: 1.0.0 - 5.0.0Fixed software versions
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?