Race Condition Affecting coreutils package, versions *


low
  • Attack Complexity

    High

  • Integrity

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-DEBIAN10-COREUTILS-317494

  • published

    4 Jan 2018

  • disclosed

    4 Jan 2018

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Debian:10 coreutils.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream coreutils package.

In GNU Coreutils through 8.29, chown-core.c in chown and chgrp does not prevent replacement of a plain file with a symlink during use of the POSIX "-R -L" options, which allows local users to modify the ownership of arbitrary files by leveraging a race condition.