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LIN5-13517 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2013-1858

Created: Apr 18, 2013    Updated: Dec 19, 2017
Resolved Date: Jul 31, 2013
Previous ID: LIN3-17652
Found In Version: 5.0
Fix Version: 5.0.1.6
Severity: Severe
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Kernel

Description

The clone system-call implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.8.3 does not properly handle a combination of the CLONE_NEWUSER and CLONE_FS flags, which allows local users to gain privileges by calling chroot and leveraging the sharing of the / directory between a parent process and a child process.

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2013-1858

Workaround

Unknown

Steps to Reproduce

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