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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-5618: Screen root exploit 4.5.0

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-5618: Screen root exploit 4.5.0

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/20/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
12/04/2019

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.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-screen

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