Vigil@nce - Eclipse Platform: privilege escalation via Help Subsystem
April 2021 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: openSUSE Leap.
Consequences: privileged access/rights, user access/rights, data reading.
Provenance: user shell.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 30/03/2021.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can bypass restrictions via Help Subsystem of Eclipse Platform, in order to escalate his privileges.
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