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Mono is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability.
An attacker could exploit this issue by enticing an unsuspecting victim to run an application in a directory containing a malicious library file with a specific name. Exploiting this issue allows local attackers to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the affected application.
Proof of Concept and Security Exploits
An attacker may exploit this issue using commonly available tools.
Solution: Updates are available. Please see the references for more information.