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CVE-2017-8849 Detail

Current Description

smb4k before 2.0.1 allows local users to gain root privileges by leveraging failure to verify arguments to the mount helper DBUS service.

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: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3951 Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/05/10/3 Exploit Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98690 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98737 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1449656 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://cgit.kde.org/smb4k.git/commit/?id=71554140bdaede27b95dbe4c9b5a028a83c83cce Patch Third Party Advisory
https://cgit.kde.org/smb4k.git/commit/?id=a90289b0962663bc1d247bbbd31b9e65b2ca000e Patch Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201705-14 Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42053/ Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20170510-2.txt Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:smb4k_project:smb4k:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.0.0

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8849
NVD Published Date:
05/17/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/18/2019