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CVE-2017-14730 Detail


The init script in the Gentoo app-admin/logstash-bin package before 5.5.3 and 5.6.x before 5.6.1 has "chown -R" calls for user-writable directory trees, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging access to a $LS_USER account for creation of a hard link.


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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugs.gentoo.org/628558 Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/gentoo/gentoo/pull/5665 Third Party Advisory 
https://gitweb.gentoo.org/repo/gentoo.git/commit/?id=18f97c851c209f291b31ae7a902719f1c17c79fa Third Party Advisory 
https://gitweb.gentoo.org/repo/gentoo.git/commit/?id=bbd6cb398c1740c68e9b1b78340c887c58c1fbda Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-732 Incorrect Permission Assignment for Critical Resource cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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