Untrusted search path vulnerability in opcontrol in OProfile 0.9.1 and
earlier allows local users to execute arbitrary commands via a
modified PATH that references malicious (1) which or (2) dirname
programs. NOTE: while opcontrol normally is not run setuid, a common
configuration suggests accessing opcontrol using sudo. In such a
context, this is a vulnerability.
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BUGTRAQ:20060207 Arbitrary code execution via OProfile
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