DescriptionIncorrect authorization in admin backend allows privileged users to read and modify arbitrary files without prompting for password
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs921816

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gvfs (PTS)jessie1.22.2-1fixed
buster, sid1.38.1-3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gvfssourcejessie(not affected)


[jessie] - gvfs <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
Affecting gvfs since 1.29.4 where admin backend was introduced.

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