CVE-2016-20015

Name
CVE-2016-20015
Description
In the ebuild package through smokeping-2.7.3-r1 for SmokePing on Gentoo, the initscript allows the smokeping user to gain ownership of any file, allowing for the smokeping user to gain root privileges. There is a race condition involving /var/lib/smokeping and chown.
NVD Severity
medium
Other trackers
Mailing lists
Exploits
Forges
GitHub (code, issues), Aports (code, issues)

References

Type URI
MISC https://bugs.gentoo.org/602652

Match rules

CPE URI Source package Min version Max version
cpe:2.3:a:smokeping:smokeping:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* smokeping >= None <= 2.7.3-r1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

Source package Branch Version Maintainer Status
smokeping edge-main 2.7.3-r8 Natanael Copa <ncopa@alpinelinux.org> possibly vulnerable
smokeping 3.16-main 2.7.3-r7 Natanael Copa <ncopa@alpinelinux.org> possibly vulnerable
smokeping 3.15-main 2.7.3-r7 Natanael Copa <ncopa@alpinelinux.org> possibly vulnerable
smokeping 3.14-main 2.7.3-r5 Natanael Copa <ncopa@alpinelinux.org> possibly vulnerable
smokeping 3.13-main 2.7.3-r5 Natanael Copa <ncopa@alpinelinux.org> possibly vulnerable