[arch-security] [ASA-201706-26] pcmanfm: denial of service
rgacogne at archlinux.org
Thu Jun 22 12:43:50 UTC 2017
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201706-26
Date : 2017-06-22
CVE-ID : CVE-2017-8934
Package : pcmanfm
Type : denial of service
Remote : No
Link : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-274
The package pcmanfm before version 1.2.5-2 is vulnerable to denial of
Upgrade to 1.2.5-2.
# pacman -Syu "pcmanfm>=1.2.5-2"
The problem has been fixed upstream but no release is available yet.
The socket placed in /tmp by pcmanfm is predictable and public-
writable. Therefore if one user placed a symlink to another socket
instead of socket for another user then said another user will either
be unable to use pcmanfm, or may send requests to the first user's
A local attacker might be able to cause a denial of service or trick
the user into sending requests to another pcmanfm instance.
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