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vulnerability bulletin CVE-2018-6954

systemd: privilege escalation via tmpfiles

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via tmpfiles of systemd, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable software: openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: administrator access/rights, privileged access/rights.
Attacker's origin: user shell.
Creation date: 13/11/2018.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2018-6954, openSUSE-SU-2019:0098-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:1450-1, SUSE-SU-2019:0137-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1265-1, USN-3816-1, USN-3816-2, USN-3816-3, VIGILANCE-VUL-27763.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via tmpfiles of systemd, in order to escalate his privileges.
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