CVE-2011-2471

Published: 09 June 2011

utils/opcontrol in OProfile 0.9.6 and earlier might allow local users to gain privileges via shell metacharacters in the (1) --vmlinux, (2) --session-dir, or (3) --xen argument, related to the daemonrc file and the do_save_setup and do_load_setup functions, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-1760.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
oprofile
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (0.9.6-1.2)