Platform Load Sharing Facility EAuth Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Load Sharing Facility eauth component has been reported prone to privilege escalation vulnerability. The eauth component is responsible for controlling authentication procedures within Load Sharing Facility. An issue has been reported where an attacker may send commands to Load Sharing Facility as any user. The issue presents itself because eauth uses an environment variable to determine the UID of the user invoking the binary.


 

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