CVE-2013-7171: Slackware LLVM package tmp directory privilege escalation

2013-12-19T00:00:00
ID CVE-2013-7171
Type cve
Reporter NVD
Modified 2013-12-19T00:00:00

Description

Slackware could allow a remote attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by the usage of world-writable permissions set on the /tmp directory containing build directories within LLVM package. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using RPATH information to modify libraries and execute arbitrary code on the system with root privileges.