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CVE-2017-14177 Detail

Current Description

Apport through 2.20.7 does not properly handle core dumps from setuid binaries allowing local users to create certain files as root which an attacker could leverage to perform a denial of service via resource exhaustion or possibly gain root privileges. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-1324.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/02/2018      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-14177
Original release date:
02/02/2018
Last revised:
02/15/2018
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:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
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
https://bazaar.launchpad.net/~apport-hackers/apport/trunk/revision/3171 Issue Tracking; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://bazaar.launchpad.net/~apport-hackers/apport/trunk/revision/3171
https://launchpad.net/bugs/1726372 Issue Tracking; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://launchpad.net/bugs/1726372
https://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-security/cve/?cve=CVE-2017-14177 Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-security/cve/?cve=CVE-2017-14177
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3480-1 Third Party Advisory External Source UBUNTU USN-3480-1

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion') (CWE-400)

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