National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability
Database

CVE-2015-3643 Detail

Current Description

usb-creator before 0.2.38.3ubuntu0.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, before 0.2.56.3ubuntu0.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, before 0.2.62ubuntu0.3 on Ubuntu 14.10, and before 0.2.67ubuntu0.1 on Ubuntu 15.04 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging a missing call check_polkit for the KVMTest method.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/27/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-3643
Original release date:
09/27/2017
Last revised:
10/11/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.8 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.6 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/04/22/12 Mailing List; Third Party Advisory External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20150422 USBCreator D-Bus service
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/05/04/3 Mailing List; Third Party Advisory External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20150504 Re: USBCreator D-Bus service
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/74304 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 74304
https://bazaar.launchpad.net/~usb-creator-hackers/usb-creator/trunk/revision/470 Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://bazaar.launchpad.net/~usb-creator-hackers/usb-creator/trunk/revision/470
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2576-1/ Third Party Advisory External Source UBUNTU USN-2576-1
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2576-2/ Third Party Advisory External Source UBUNTU USN-2576-2
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/36820/ Exploit; Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source EXPLOIT-DB 36820

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History 1 change record found - show changes