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CVE-2015-7723 Detail

Current Description

AMD fglrx-driver before 15.7 allows local users to gain privileges via a symlink attack.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/134121/AMD-fglrx-driver-14.4.2-Privilege-Escalation.html Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2015/Oct/104 Mailing List VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/536783/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77357 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.portcullis-security.com/security-research-and-downloads/security-advisories/cve-2015-7723/ Exploit Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:amd:fglrx-driver:14.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7723
NVD Published Date:
06/07/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2018