A vulnerability has been reported in accountsservice, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose sensitive information.
The vulnerability is caused due to a race condition error within the "user_change_icon_file_authorized_cb()" function (user.c) when requesting the UID to read a file, which can be exploited to read arbitrary files on the local system.
The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 0.6.22.
Solution: Update to version 0.6.22.
Provided and/or discovered by: Florian Weimer in a Red Hat bug.
Original Advisory: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=832532
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