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CVE-2018-18629 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in the Keybase command-line client before 2.8.0-20181023124437 for Linux. An untrusted search path vulnerability in the keybase-redirector application allows a local, unprivileged user on Linux to gain root privileges via a Trojan horse binary.

Source:  MITRE
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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
https://blog.mirch.io/2018/12/21/cve-2018-18629-keybase-linux-privilege-escalation/ Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://hackerone.com/reports/426944 Exploit Patch Third Party Advisory
https://keybase.io/docs/secadv/kb002 Exploit Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-426 Untrusted Search Path NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:keybase:keybase:*:*:*:*:*:linux:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
2.8.0-20181023124437


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-18629
NVD Published Date:
12/20/2018
NVD Last Modified:
02/04/2019