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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for libcap-ng (ALAS-2015-543) (CVE-2014-3215)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for libcap-ng (ALAS-2015-543) (CVE-2014-3215)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/08/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/18/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

seunshare in policycoreutils 2.2.5 is owned by root with 4755 permissions, and executes programs in a way that changes the relationship between the setuid system call and the getresuid saved set-user-ID value, which makes it easier for local users to gain privileges by leveraging a program that mistakenly expected that it could permanently drop privileges.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libcap-ng
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libcap-ng-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libcap-ng-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libcap-ng-python
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libcap-ng-utils

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libcap-ng
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libcap-ng-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libcap-ng-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libcap-ng-python
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libcap-ng-utils

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