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CVE-2012-2737 at MITRE

Description

The user_change_icon_file_authorized_cb function in /usr/libexec/accounts-daemon in AccountsService before 0.6.22 does not properly check the UID when copying an icon file to the system cache directory, which allows local users to read arbitrary files via a race condition.

NVD CVSS v2 Base Score: 1.9 (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Novell/SUSE information

Novell Bugzilla entry: 768807

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