CVE-2017-5932

Priority
Medium
Description
The path autocompletion feature in Bash 4.4 allows local users to gain
privileges via a crafted filename starting with a " (double quote)
character and a command substitution metacharacter.
References
Notes
 ratliff> introduced in the devel-branch in May 2015 according to report
Assigned-to
mdeslaur
Package
Source: bash (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (4.4-3)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):released (4.4-5ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):not-affected (code not present)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (code not present)
Ubuntu Core 15.04:not-affected (code not present)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (code not present)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):released (4.4-2ubuntu1.1)
Patches:
Upstream:https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/bash/bash-4.4-patches/bash44-007
More Information

Updated: 2017-08-11 23:55:53 UTC (commit 13081)