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Security hole: CORE gives root access to ordinary users #75

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eribertomota opened this Issue Oct 10, 2015 · 2 comments

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eribertomota commented Oct 10, 2015

Hi,

I am the Debian maintainer of CORE. Recently, a bug opened[1] in Debian told us about a privilege escalation via core-gui.

[1] https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=799756

This issue will cause the CORE removal from Debian in some days[2].

[2] https://udd.debian.org/cgi-bin/autoremovals.cgi

To break the removal, I need upload a fix. It can be a patch or a new version. So, I would like to ask: is there a solution for this issue?

Thanks a lot in advance.

Regards,

Eriberto

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stuartmarsden commented Oct 11, 2015

This has been raised in the mailing list here and is being discussed.

I am not sure there is any easy way around this but I am not one of the developers just a small contributor. Hopefully a way can be found to keep it in.

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eribertomota commented Oct 11, 2015

Thanks for your reply Stuart.

I will wait for a decision. No matter what the circunstances, if no
solution for Debian and if you want, I can join to the team to provide .deb
packages. However, I hope that the developers find a solution for this
relevant project still integrating Debian.

Regards,

Eriberto

2015-10-11 18:55 GMT-03:00 stuartmarsden notifications@github.com:

This has been raised in the mailing list here
http://pf.itd.nrl.navy.mil/pipermail/core-users/2015-October/001871.html
and is being discussed.

I am not sure there is any easy way around this but I am not one of the
developers just a small contributor. Hopefully a way can be found to keep
it in.


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