CVE-2018-6954

Source
Severity Medium
Remote No
Type Arbitrary file overwrite
Description
systemd-tmpfiles in systemd through 237 mishandles symlinks present in non-terminal path components, which allows local users to obtain ownership of arbitrary files via vectors involving creation of a directory and a file under that directory, and later replacing that directory with a symlink. This occurs even if the fs.protected_symlinks sysctl is turned on.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-615 systemd 237.0-1 Medium Vulnerable
References
https://github.com/systemd/systemd/issues/7986