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CVE-2018-15687

Published: 26 October 2018

A race condition in chown_one() of systemd allows an attacker to cause systemd to set arbitrary permissions on arbitrary files. Affected releases are systemd versions up to and including 239.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.0

Status

Package Release Status
systemd
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (237-3ubuntu10.6)
cosmic
Released (239-7ubuntu10.3)
precise Does not exist

trusty Not vulnerable
(code not present)
upstream Pending

xenial
Released (229-4ubuntu21.8)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/systemd/systemd/pull/10517
upstream: https://github.com/systemd/systemd/commit/dc81f52c4d07de0c24f16edf889120780d9ae734