SGI Information for VU#153653

Linux dump uses environment variables insecurely, allowing for root compromise


Not Affected

Vendor Statement

None of the EFS and XFS dump/restore tools in IRIX are setuid root per an SGI engineer, so we believe IRIX is not vulnerable unless proven otherwise.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor References



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