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CVE-2017-7358 Detail

Current Description

In LightDM through 1.22.0, a directory traversal issue in debian/guest-account.sh allows local attackers to own arbitrary directory path locations and escalate privileges to root when the guest user logs out.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.3 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~lightdm-team/lightdm/trunk/revision/2478 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97486 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://launchpad.net/bugs/1677924 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/lightdm/2017-April/001059.html Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/41923/
https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3255-1/ Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:lightdm_project:lightdm:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.22.0

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-7358
NVD Published Date:
04/05/2017
NVD Last Modified:
08/15/2017