CVE-2017-2390

Priority
Medium
Description
An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. iOS before 10.3 is
affected. macOS before 10.12.4 is affected. tvOS before 10.2 is affected.
watchOS before 3.2 is affected. The issue involves symlink mishandling in
the "libarchive" component. It allows local users to change arbitrary
directory permissions via unspecified vectors.
References
Notes
 tyhicks> Very little information available and I don't see any relevant,
  recent commits in upstream libarchive as of 2017-10-16
 mdeslaur> possibly apple-specific
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):deferred (2017-10-16)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was deferred [2017-10-16])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):deferred (2017-10-16)
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):deferred (2017-10-16)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):deferred (2017-10-16)
More Information

Updated: 2017-10-16 19:14:17 UTC (commit 13524)