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CVE-2016-1587 Detail

Current Description

The Snapweb interface before version 0.21.2 was exposing controls to install or remove snap packages without controlling the identity of the user, nor the origin of the connection. An attacker could have used the controls to remotely add a valid, but malicious, snap package, from the Store, potentially using system resources without permission from the legitimate administrator of the system.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Canonical Ltd.
Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:L

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/snapcore/snapweb/commit/3f4cf9403f7687fbc8e27c0e01b2cf6aa5e7e0d5 Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-284 Improper Access Control NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:snapweb:snapweb:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
0.21.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1587
NVD Published Date:
04/22/2019
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019