Sam Couter has reported some vulnerabilities in FireHOL, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to perform certain actions on a vulnerable system with escalated privileges.
The vulnerabilities are caused due to various temporary files being created insecurely. This can be exploited via symlink attacks to overwrite arbitrary files on the system with the privileges of a user running a vulnerable script.
The vulnerabilities have been reported in version 1.214. Other versions may also be affected.
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