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: 4.7

Status

Package Release Status
systemd
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Pending

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (237-3ubuntu10.6)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (229-4ubuntu21.8)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Patches:
Upstream: https://github.com/systemd/systemd/pull/10517
Upstream: https://github.com/systemd/systemd/commit/dc81f52c4d07de0c24f16edf889120780d9ae734