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Vulnerability of GNU binutils: read-write access via smart_rename

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass access restrictions via smart_rename() of GNU binutils, in order to read or alter data.
Vulnerable products: Fedora.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 08/02/2021.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2021-20197, FEDORA-2021-354441fcdd, RHBUG-1913743, VIGILANCE-VUL-34500.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass access restrictions via smart_rename() of GNU binutils, i...
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This vulnerability bulletin impacts software or systems such as Fedora.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this cybersecurity note.

Solutions for this threat 

Patches for this vulnerability are not yet public.
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