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CVE-2018-15686 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in unit_deserialize of systemd allows an attacker to supply arbitrary state across systemd re-execution via NotifyAccess. This can be used to improperly influence systemd execution and possibly lead to root privilege escalation. Affected releases are systemd versions up to and including 239.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Canonical Ltd.
Base Score: 7.0 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105747 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2091
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3222
https://github.com/systemd/systemd/pull/10519 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00017.html Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201810-10 Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3816-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45714/ Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-502 Deserialization of Untrusted Data NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:freedesktop:systemd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
239


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-15686
NVD Published Date:
10/26/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/06/2019