In GNU Coreutils through 8.29, chown-core.c in chown and chgrp does not prevent replacement of a plain file with a symlink during use of the POSIX "-R -L" options, which allows local users to modify the ownership of arbitrary files by leveraging a race condition.

Severity: Negligible
More Information:

Namespace: debian:10
Feature: coreutils
Feature Version: 8.30-3
Fixed By Version:
Ignore by gdivis@inedo.local on 9/16/2020 9:47:22 AM
12/15/2020 8:47:22 AM (90 days from assessment)