Link Following Affecting rpm-build-libs package, versions *


0.0
medium

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    Privileges Required High
    User Interaction Required
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High
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NVD
6.7 medium
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Red Hat
6.5 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-RPMBUILDLIBS-1968612
  • published 26 Jul 2021
  • disclosed 30 Jun 2021

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Centos:8 rpm-build-libs.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream rpm-build-libs package and not the rpm-build-libs package as distributed by Centos:8. See How to fix? for Centos:8 relevant fixed versions and status.

A symbolic link issue was found in rpm. It occurs when rpm sets the desired permissions and credentials after installing a file. A local unprivileged user could use this flaw to exchange the original file with a symbolic link to a security-critical file and escalate their privileges on the system. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.