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CVE-2016-5759 Detail

Current Description

The mkdumprd script called "dracut" in the current working directory "." allows local users to trick the administrator into executing code as root.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/08/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5759
Original release date:
09/08/2017
Last revised:
09/14/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 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 (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.9 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-10/msg00083.html Mailing List; Vendor Advisory External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:2605
http://lists.suse.com/pipermail/sle-security-updates/2016-October/002337.html Mailing List; Vendor Advisory External Source MLIST [sle-security-updates] 20161017 SUSE-SU-2016:2553-1: moderate: Security update for kdump

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