artswrapper in aRts, when running setuid root on Linux 2.6.0 or later versions, does not check the return value of the setuid function call, which allows local users to gain root privileges by causing setuid to fail, which prevents artsd from dropping privileges.
Publish Date : 2006-06-15 Last Update Date : 2010-04-02
(There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
(There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
(There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
(Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
(The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
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