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CVE-2008-2359 - Inby Props

Description

The default configuration of consolehelper in system-config-network before 1.5.10-1 on Fedora 8 lacks the USER=root directive which allows local users of the workstation console to gain privileges and change the network configuration.

Reference

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=448557 https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00974.html http://secunia.com/advisories/30399 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42867