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CVE-2017-6964 Detail

Current Description

dmcrypt-get-device, as shipped in the eject package of Debian and Ubuntu, does not check the return value of the (1) setuid or (2) setgid function, which might cause dmcrypt-get-device to execute code, which was intended to run as an unprivileged user, as root. This affects eject through 2.1.5+deb1+cvs20081104-13.1 on Debian, eject before 2.1.5+deb1+cvs20081104-13.1ubuntu0.16.10.1 on Ubuntu 16.10, eject before 2.1.5+deb1+cvs20081104-13.1ubuntu0.16.04.1 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, eject before 2.1.5+deb1+cvs20081104-13.1ubuntu0.14.04.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and eject before 2.1.5+deb1+cvs20081104-9ubuntu0.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
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


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3823
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97154 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://launchpad.net/bugs/1673627 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3823 Vendor Advisory 
https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3246-1/ Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-252 Unchecked Return Value cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-6964
NVD Published Date:
03/27/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019
Source:
MITRE