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1255782: CVE-2015-5228 criu: arbitrary file creation and chown

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The service daemon in CRIU creates log and dump files insecurely, which allows local users to create arbitrary files and take ownership of existing files via unspecified vectors related to a directory path.

Find out more about CVE-2015-5228 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 6.6
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact None

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 criu Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.


This issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of Red Hat Product Security.
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