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CVE-2017-5206 Detail

Current Description

Firejail before 0.9.44.4, when running on a Linux kernel before 4.8, allows context-dependent attackers to bypass a seccomp-based sandbox protection mechanism via the --allow-debuggers argument.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.0 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 6.0
Exploitability Score: 2.2


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/07/5 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97120 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://blog.lizzie.io/linux-containers-in-500-loc.html#fn.51 Third Party Advisory
https://firejail.wordpress.com/download-2/release-notes/ Release Notes Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/netblue30/firejail/commit/6b8dba29d73257311564ee7f27b9b14758cc693e Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-62 Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:firejail_project:firejail:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
0.9.44.4
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
4.8


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-5206
NVD Published Date:
03/23/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/19/2019