The default configuration in mate-settings-daemon 1.5.3 allows local users to change the timezone for the system via a crafted D-Bus call.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification
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