debian-goodies vulnerability

2007-10-04T00:00:00
ID USN-526-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2007-10-04T00:00:00

Description

Thomas de Grenier de Latour discovered that the checkrestart program included
in debian-goodies did not correctly handle shell meta-characters. A local
attacker could exploit this to gain the privileges of the user running
checkrestart.