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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2018-1063) ELSA-2018-0913: policycoreutils security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2018-1063) ELSA-2018-0913: policycoreutils security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
03/02/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/19/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Context relabeling of filesystems is vulnerable to symbolic link attack, allowing a local, unprivileged malicious entity to change the SELinux context of an arbitrary file to a context with few restrictions. This only happens when the relabeling process is done, usually when taking SELinux state from disabled to enable (permissive or enforcing). The issue was found in policycoreutils 2.5-11.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-policycoreutils
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-policycoreutils-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-policycoreutils-gui
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-policycoreutils-newrole
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-policycoreutils-python
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-policycoreutils-restorecond
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-policycoreutils-sandbox

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