Race Condition

Affecting systemd package, versions <237-3ubuntu10.6

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Overview

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.

References

CVSS Score

4.7
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Local
  • Attack Complexity
    High
  • Privileges Required
    Low
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    None
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
CVE
CVE-2018-15687
CWE
CWE-362
Snyk ID
SNYK-UBUNTU1804-SYSTEMD-305111
Disclosed
26 Oct, 2018
Published
28 Oct, 2018