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Category:   OS (Linux)  >   systemd Vendors:   Freedesktop.org
systemd Username Validation Flaw Lets Local Users Start Services With Higher Privileges Than Expected
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038839
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1038839
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-1000082   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 7 2017
Impact:   Modification of system information
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in systemd. A local user can cause a service to run with higher privileges than expected.

A non-privileged user with a specially crafted username (that begins with a numeric character) can start a service with root privileges.

[Editor's note: A username beginning with a digit is ostensibly not permitted on some Linux-based systems.]

mapleray reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can cause a service to run with higher privileges than expected.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Cause:   Access control error, Input validation error

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