linuxconf contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue is triggered when a symlink to a predictable tmpfilename is created, allowing an attacker to overwrite arbitrary files and potentially gain root privileges.
Local Access Required
Loss of Integrity,
Loss of Availability
Upgrade to version 1.11r19-1 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.