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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-20148: Logcheck: Root privilege escalation

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-20148: Logcheck: Root privilege escalation

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/20/2022
Created
09/26/2022
Added
09/26/2022
Modified
09/26/2022

Description

In the ebuild package through logcheck-1.3.23.ebuild for Logcheck on Gentoo, it is possible to achieve root privilege escalation from the logcheck user because of insecure recursive chown calls.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-admin-logcheck

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