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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Horde Application Framework Vendors:   Horde Project
Horde on SUSE Linux Configuration Flaw Lets Local Users Gain Root Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029443
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1029443
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-1090   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 7 2013
Impact:   Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Horde5 on SUSE Linux. A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.

On SUES Linux, the horde5 package does not properly set ownership on several configuration files and directories. A local 'wwwrun' user can exploit this to gain root privileges.

Impact:   A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.
Solution:   SUSE has issued a fix for SUSE Linux (openSUSE 12.3 (noarch) horde5-5.0.2-2.4.1).

The SUSE advisory is available at:

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00025.html

Vendor URL:  www.horde.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Configuration error
Underlying OS:  Linux (SuSE)

Message History:   None.


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