CVE-2009-3289

Published: 22 September 2009

The g_file_copy function in glib 2.0 sets the permissions of a target file to the permissions of a symbolic link (777), which allows user-assisted local users to modify files of other users, as demonstrated by using Nautilus to modify the permissions of the user home directory.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
glib2.0
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needed