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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-2616: Shadow: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-2616: Shadow: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
06/06/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
09/24/2018

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)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sys-apps-shadow

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