CVE-2017-1000082

NameCVE-2017-1000082
Descriptionsystemd v233 and earlier fails to safely parse usernames starting with a numeric digit (e.g. "0day"), running the service in question with root privileges rather than the user intended.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
systemd (PTS)wheezy44-11+deb7u4fixed
wheezy (security)44-11+deb7u5fixed
jessie215-17+deb8u7fixed
stretch232-25+deb9u1vulnerable
buster, sid234-3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
systemdsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant
systemdsourcejessie(not affected)
systemdsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - systemd <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in systemd-229)
[wheezy] - systemd <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in systemd-229)
https://github.com/systemd/systemd/issues/6237
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/07/02/1

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