CVE-2019-12449

NameCVE-2019-12449
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in GNOME gvfs 1.29.4 through 1.41.2. daemon/gvfsbackendadmin.c mishandles a file's user and group ownership during move (and copy with G_FILE_COPY_ALL_METADATA) operations from admin:// to file:// URIs, because root privileges are unavailable.
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 (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs929755

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gvfs (PTS)jessie1.22.2-1fixed
jessie (security)1.22.2-1+deb8u1fixed
stretch1.30.4-1vulnerable
bullseye, sid, buster1.38.1-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gvfssource(unstable)1.38.1-4high929755
gvfssourcejessie(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - gvfs <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gvfs/commit/d5dfd823c94045488aef8727c553f1e0f7666b90

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