CVE-2017-5618 (retired)

Priority
Description
GNU screen before 4.5.1 allows local users to modify arbitrary files and
consequently gain root privileges by leveraging improper checking of
logfile permissions.
Notes
 sarnold> introduced via the following patches:
  http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/screen.git/commit/?id=c575c40c9bd7653470639da32e06faed0a9b2ec4
  http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/screen.git/commit/?h=screen-v4&id=5460f5d28c01a9a58e021eb1dffef2965e629d58
Package
Upstream:released (4.5.0-3)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected
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Updated: 2019-03-26 12:26:07 UTC (commit ccdecfcf0fead22bd291e5f4ea745a46872dcb15)