CVE-2016-6299

NameCVE-2016-6299
DescriptionThe scm plug-in in mock might allow attackers to bypass the intended chroot protection mechanism and gain root privileges via a crafted spec file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs850320

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mock (PTS)buster, stretch1.3.2-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mocksource(unstable)1.3.2-1850320
mocksourcejessie(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - mock <not-affected> (Parsing is done before, after temporarily dropping super-user privileges at startup)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1375490
https://github.com/rpm-software-management/mock/commit/8b02f43beadacf6911200b48d94e39e891a41da9 (mock-1.2.21)

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