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CVE-2019-8455 Detail

Current Description

A hard-link created from the log file of Check Point ZoneAlarm up to 15.4.062 to any file on the system will get its permission changed so that all users can access that linked file. Doing this on files with limited access gains the local attacker higher privileges to the file.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.2
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/108029 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.zonealarm.com/software/release-history/zafavfw.html#15.4.260.17960 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:checkpoint:zonealarm:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
15.4.062


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-8455
NVD Published Date:
04/17/2019
NVD Last Modified:
05/03/2019