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CVE-2019-3827 Detail

Description

An incorrect permission check in the admin backend in gvfs before version 1.39.4 was found that allows reading and modify arbitrary files by privileged users without asking for password when no authentication agent is running. This vulnerability can be exploited by malicious programs running under privileges of users belonging to the wheel group to further escalate its privileges by modifying system files without user's knowledge. Successful exploitation requires uncommon system configuration.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/25/2019

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2019-3827
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gvfs/merge_requests/31

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-3827
NVD Published Date:
03/25/2019
NVD Last Modified:
03/25/2019