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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-2616: shadow Several vulnerabilities

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-2616: shadow Several vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
02/17/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
12/27/2019

Description

A race condition was found in util-linux before 2.32.1 in the way su handled the management of child processes. A local authenticated attacker could use this flaw to kill other processes with root privileges under specific conditions.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-shadow

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