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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-5551): Linux kernel (HWE) vulnerabilities Vulnerability

  • Severity: 4
  • Published: January 30, 2017

The simple_set_acl function in fs/posix_acl.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.6 preserves the setgid bit during a setxattr call involving a tmpfs filesystem, which allows local users to gain group privileges by leveraging the existence of a setgid program with restrictions on execute permissions. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because o...

SUSE: CVE-2017-5551: SUSE Linux Security Advisory Vulnerability

  • Severity: 4
  • Published: January 30, 2017

The simple_set_acl function in fs/posix_acl.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.6 preserves the setgid bit during a setxattr call involving a tmpfs filesystem, which allows local users to gain group privileges by leveraging the existence of a setgid program with restrictions on execute permissions. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because o...

Red Hat: CVE-2017-5551: Moderate: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories) Vulnerability

  • Severity: 4
  • Published: January 30, 2017

The simple_set_acl function in fs/posix_acl.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.6 preserves the setgid bit during a setxattr call involving a tmpfs filesystem, which allows local users to gain group privileges by leveraging the existence of a setgid program with restrictions on execute permissions. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because o...

Debian: CVE-2017-5551: linux -- security update Vulnerability

  • Severity: 4
  • Published: January 30, 2017

The simple_set_acl function in fs/posix_acl.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.6 preserves the setgid bit during a setxattr call involving a tmpfs filesystem, which allows local users to gain group privileges by leveraging the existence of a setgid program with restrictions on execute permissions. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because o...

Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-5551: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-805) Vulnerability

  • Severity: 4
  • Published: January 30, 2017

The simple_set_acl function in fs/posix_acl.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.6 preserves the setgid bit during a setxattr call involving a tmpfs filesystem, which allows local users to gain group privileges by leveraging the existence of a setgid program with restrictions on execute permissions. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because o...