policycoreutils security update

ID CESA-2018:0913
Type centos
Reporter CentOS Project
Modified 2018-04-26T17:49:24


CentOS Errata and Security Advisory CESA-2018:0913

The policycoreutils packages contain the core policy utilities required to manage a SELinux environment.

Security Fix(es):

  • policycoreutils: Relabelling of symbolic links in /tmp and /var/tmp change the context of their target instead (CVE-2018-1063)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

This issue was discovered by Renaud Métrich (Red Hat).

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Merged security bulletin from advisories: http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-cr-announce/2018-April/005065.html

Affected packages: policycoreutils policycoreutils-devel policycoreutils-gui policycoreutils-newrole policycoreutils-python policycoreutils-restorecond policycoreutils-sandbox

Upstream details at: