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CVE-2010-4000

Published: 06 November 2010

gnome-shell in GNOME Shell 2.31.5 places a zero-length directory name in the LD_LIBRARY_PATH, which allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse shared library in the current working directory.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
gnome-shell
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable
(3.0.2-1)