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CVE-2019-3699 Detail

Current Description

UNIX Symbolic Link (Symlink) Following vulnerability in the packaging of privoxy on openSUSE Leap 15.1, Factory allows local attackers to escalate from user privoxy to root. This issue affects: openSUSE Leap 15.1 privoxy version 3.0.28-lp151.1.1 and prior versions. openSUSE Factory privoxy version 3.0.28-2.1 and prior versions.

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:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  SUSE
Base Score: 7.7 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1157449 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') NIST  
CWE-61 UNIX Symbolic Link (Symlink) Following SUSE  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:privoxy:privoxy:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
3.0.28-lp151.1.1
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:15.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:privoxy:privoxy:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
3.0.28-2.1
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:a:opensuse:factory:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-3699
NVD Published Date:
01/24/2020
NVD Last Modified:
02/05/2020