CVE-2016-10156 Detail

Current Description

A flaw in systemd v228 in /src/basic/fs-util.c caused world writable suid files to be created when using the systemd timers features, allowing local attackers to escalate their privileges to root. This is fixed in v229.


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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://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95790 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037686
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1020601 Issue Tracking 
https://github.com/systemd/systemd/commit/06eeacb6fe029804f296b065b3ce91e796e1cd0e Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/systemd/systemd/commit/ee735086f8670be1591fa9593e80dd60163a7a2f Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/41171/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-10156
NVD Published Date:
01/23/2017
NVD Last Modified:
07/25/2017
Source:
MITRE