A local user can rename or delete arbitrary files owned by root in Linux Security.
RISK LEVEL: LOW
FIX: Hotfix 9 was published to fix this vulnerability. Download and instructions on: https://www.f-secure.com/en/business/downloads/linux-security
It is possible for a local non-root user to cause arbitrary system files to be renamed or deleted, leading to a permanent corruption (DoS) of the operating system or to disabled antivirus software. This requires that an attacker has gained prior access to a non-privileged user account on the machine. This vulnerability affects F-Secure Linux Security 11-series and F-Secure Linux Security 64.
Technical details are available from the researcher's website:
Note: No known attacks have been reported or observed in the wild.
For F-Secure Linux Security 64, the fix 12.0.146 was released to production via automatic update channel on 2020-04-29.
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Hotfix 9 was published to fix this vulnerability. Download and instructions on:
Date Issued: 2020-05-19