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CVE-2018-9862 Detail

Current Description

util.c in runV 1.0.0 for Docker mishandles a numeric username, which allows attackers to obtain root access by leveraging the presence of an initial numeric value on an /etc/passwd line, and then issuing a "docker exec" command with that value in the -u argument, a similar issue to CVE-2016-3697.

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
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103738 Broken Link Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/hyperhq/hyperstart/pull/348 Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-838 Inappropriate Encoding for Output Context NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:hyper:runv:1.0.0:*:*:*:*:docker:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-9862
NVD Published Date:
04/09/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019