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CVE-2016-1579 Detail

Current Description

UDM provides support for running commands after a download is completed, this is currently made use of for click package installation. This functionality was not restricted to unconfined applications. Before UDM version 1.2+16.04.20160408-0ubuntu1 any confined application could make use of the UDM C++ API to run arbitrary commands in an unconfined environment as the phablet user.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Canonical Ltd.
Base Score: 6.7 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bazaar.launchpad.net/~phablet-team/ubuntu-download-manager/trunk/revision/359 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:canonical:ubuntu_download_manager:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1579
NVD Published Date:
04/22/2019
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019