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MAAS Vulnerabilities Closed in Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, and Ubuntu 12.04

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http://news.softpedia.com – On November 6, Canonical published details about MAAS vulnerabilities for its Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. According to the company, MAAS could have been made to run programs as an administrator. It has been discovered that maas-import-pxe-files incorrectly loaded configuration information from the current working directory. A local attacker could execute code as an administrator if maas-import-pxe-files were run from an attacker-controlled direct... (read more) (IT news)