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CVE-2015-5198 Detail

Description

libvdpau before 1.1.1, when used in a setuid or setgid application, allows local users to gain privileges via unspecified vectors, related to the VDPAU_DRIVER_PATH environment variable.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/08/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/170637.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/165546.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/167469.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-09/msg00012.html
http://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-announce/2015-August/002630.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3355
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76636
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2729-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1253824

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5198
NVD Published Date:
09/08/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/21/2016