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CVE-2015-5602 Detail

Description

sudoedit in Sudo before 1.8.15 allows local users to gain privileges via a symlink attack on a file whose full path is defined using multiple wildcards in /etc/sudoers, as demonstrated by "/home/*/*/file.txt."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/17/2015

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): Low
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://bugzilla.sudo.ws/show_bug.cgi?id=707 Exploit Issue Tracking
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/171024.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/171054.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3440
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2016-2952098.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034392
http://www.sudo.ws/stable.html#1.8.15 Release Notes Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201606-13 Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/37710/ Exploit Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:sudo_project:sudo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.8.14


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5602
NVD Published Date:
11/17/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016