Vulnerability identifier: #VU63386
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Exploit availability: Yes
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error in the write() function of FUSE filesystem. A local user can retireve (partial) /etc/shadow hashes and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.
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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?