CVE-2015-1869 Detail

Current Description

The default event handling scripts in Automatic Bug Reporting Tool (ABRT) allow local users to gain privileges as demonstrated by a symlink attack on a var_log_messages file.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/04/17/5 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1212861 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/abrt/abrt/commit/3287aa12eb205cff95cdd00d6d6c5c9a4f8f0eca Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/abrt/abrt/commit/7417505e1d93cc95ec648b74e3c801bc67aacb9f Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-1869
NVD Published Date:
01/14/2020
NVD Last Modified:
01/21/2020
Source:
MITRE