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CVE-2018-13054 Detail

Description

An issue was discovered in Cinnamon 1.9.2 through 3.8.6. The cinnamon-settings-users.py GUI runs as root and allows configuration of (for example) other users' icon files in _on_face_browse_menuitem_activated and _on_face_menuitem_activated. These icon files are written to the respective user's $HOME/.face location. If an unprivileged user prepares a symlink pointing to an arbitrary location, then this location will be overwritten with the icon content.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/02/2018

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1083067
https://github.com/linuxmint/Cinnamon/pull/7683
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00011.html

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-13054
NVD Published Date:
07/02/2018
NVD Last Modified:
07/14/2018