Red Hat Linux linuxconf LANG Overflow Command Execution
Local Access Required
Loss of Integrity
Red Hat linuxconf contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to gain root privileges. The issue is triggered when setting a long LANG environmental variable. It is possible that the flaw may allow arbitrary commands execution resulting in a loss of confidentiality and integrity.
Upgrade to version 1.11r18-3rh or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.