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CVE-2017-14177

CVE information

Published

4 years ago

Last Modified

4 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

CVSSv3.1 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

Apport through 2.20.7 does not properly handle core dumps from setuid binaries allowing local users to create certain files as root which an attacker could leverage to perform a denial of service via resource exhaustion or possibly gain root privileges. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-1324..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7.2/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
10/10
Confidentiality Impact
Complete
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
Complete

CVSSv3.1 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7.8/10
Exploit Score
1.8/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Privileges Required
Low
Impact Score
5.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
High
Availability Impact
High
Integrity Impact
High
Scope
Unchanged
User Interaction
None

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:apport_project:apport:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:17.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:17.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
  Yes
- -

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