CVE-2014-2886

2014-09-18T10:55:00
ID CVE-2014-2886
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2018-12-31T11:29:00

Description

GKSu 2.0.2, when sudo-mode is not enabled, uses " (double quote) characters in a gksu-run-helper argument, which allows attackers to execute arbitrary commands in certain situations involving an untrusted substring within this argument, as demonstrated by an untrusted filename encountered during installation of a VirtualBox extension pack.