CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2015-3170

Published: Jul 21, 2017 | Modified: Jul 26, 2017
CVSS 3.x
5.5
MEDIUM
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVSS 2.x
2.1 LOW
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
RedHat/V2
1.2 LOW
AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

selinux-policy when sysctl fs.protected_hardlinks are set to 0 allows local users to cause a denial of service (SSH login prevention) by creating a hardlink to /etc/passwd from a directory named .config, and updating selinux-policy.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Selinux Selinux_project - -

References