utils/opcontrol in OProfile 0.9.6 and earlier might allow local users
to gain privileges via shell metacharacters in the (1) --vmlinux, (2)
--session-dir, or (3) --xen argument, related to the daemonrc file and
the do_save_setup and do_load_setup functions, a different
vulnerability than CVE-2011-1760.
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20110503 Re: Re: CVE Request -- oprofile -- Local privilege escalation via crafted opcontrol event parameter when authorized by sudo
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