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CVE-2019-7307 Detail

Description

Apport before versions 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.29+esm1, 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.19, 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.7, 2.20.10-0ubuntu27.1, 2.20.11-0ubuntu5 contained a TOCTTOU vulnerability when reading the users ~/.apport-ignore.xml file, which allows a local attacker to replace this file with a symlink to any other file on the system and so cause Apport to include the contents of this other file in the resulting crash report. The crash report could then be read by that user either by causing it to be uploaded and reported to Launchpad, or by leveraging some other vulnerability to read the resulting crash report, and so allow the user to read arbitrary files on the system.


Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.0 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Canonical Ltd.
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/172858/Ubuntu-Apport-Whoopsie-DoS-Integer-Overflow.html
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/%2Bsource/apport/%2Bbug/1830858 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Vendor Advisory 
https://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-security/cve/2019/CVE-2019-7307.html Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-367 Time-of-check Time-of-use (TOCTOU) Race Condition cwe source acceptance level NIST   Contributor acceptance level Canonical Ltd.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-7307
NVD Published Date:
08/29/2019
NVD Last Modified:
06/12/2023
Source:
Canonical Ltd.