A security issue has been reported in NorduGrid Advanced Resource Connector (ARC), which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.
The security issue is caused due to certain scripts incorrectly setting the environment variable LD_LIBRARY_PATH. This can be exploited to gain escalated privileges e.g. by tricking a user into running the scripts in a directory containing a malicious library.
Solution: Update to version 0.8.3.
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported by the vendor.
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