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CVE-2017-15918 Detail

Current Description

Sera 1.2 stores the user's login password in plain text in their home directory. This makes privilege escalation trivial and also exposes the user and system keychains to local attacks.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


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 v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
https://m4.rkw.io/blog/cve201715918-sera-12-local-root-privesc-and-password-disclosure.html Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/43221/ Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ignitum:sera:1.2:*:*:*:*:iphone_os:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ignitum:sera:1.2:*:*:*:*:mac_os_x:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-15918
NVD Published Date:
11/01/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/14/2019