CVE-2017-18018

Priority
Description
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.
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needs-triage
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):needs-triage
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needs-triage
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):needs-triage
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):needs-triage
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):needs-triage
More Information

Updated: 2019-01-14 21:25:18 UTC (commit 51f9b73af244ba86b9321e46e526586c25a8e060)