CVE-2018-6954

CVE: CVE-2018-6954
Published: 2018-02-13T20:29Z
Description Language: en
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.
References:
https://github.com/systemd/systemd/issues/7986