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Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:56:51 -0500
From: Assaf Gordon <>
Subject: Re: util-linux 2.29.2 fixes CVE-2017-2616


> On Feb 23, 2017, at 05:01, Marcus Meissner <> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 10:40:54AM +0100, Hanno Böck wrote:
>>> util-linux 2.29.2 fixes CVE-2017-2616, a race condition which allowed
>>> local users to kill other processes.
> coreutils uses the same su.c codebase, so it is also affected.

GNU Coreutils stopped installing 'su' by default in 2007,
and completely removed 'su' (including the 'su.c' source file)
in 2012.


 - assaf

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