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CVE-2019-12499 Detail

Current Description

Firejail before 0.9.60 allows truncation (resizing to length 0) of the firejail binary on the host by running exploit code inside a firejail sandbox and having the sandbox terminated. To succeed, certain conditions need to be fulfilled: The jail (with the exploit code inside) needs to be started as root, and it also needs to be terminated as root from the host (either by stopping it ungracefully (e.g., SIGKILL), or by using the --shutdown control command). This is similar to CVE-2019-5736.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/netblue30/firejail/issues/2401 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/CDY7B73YDRBURA25APSHD5PFEO4TNSFW/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/RGVULJ6IKVDO6UAVIQRHQVSKOUD6QDWM/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:firejail_project:firejail:*:*:*:*:-:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
0.9.60


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-12499
NVD Published Date:
05/31/2019
NVD Last Modified:
02/27/2020