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CVE-2011-2502

Published: 26 July 2012

runtime/staprun/staprun_funcs.c in the systemtap runtime tool (staprun) in SystemTap before 1.6 does not properly validate modules when a module path is specified by a user for user-space probing, which allows local users in the stapusr group to gain privileges via a crafted module in the search path in the -u argument.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
systemtap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Ignored
(end of life)
lucid Not vulnerable
(code not present)
maverick Ignored
(end of life)
natty Ignored
(end of life)
oneiric Ignored
(end of life)
precise Not vulnerable
(1.6-1ubuntu1)
quantal Not vulnerable
(1.7-1ubuntu1)
raring Not vulnerable
(2.1-1~experimental1)
upstream
Released (1.6-1)