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CVE-2021-23556 Detail

Description

The package guake before 3.8.5 are vulnerable to Exposed Dangerous Method or Function due to the exposure of execute_command and execute_command_by_uuid methods via the d-bus interface, which makes it possible for a malicious user to run an arbitrary command via the d-bus method. **Note:** Exploitation requires the user to have installed another malicious program that will be able to send dbus signals or run terminal commands.


Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.0 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Snyk
Base Score:  6.4 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:L/A:L


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/Guake/guake/issues/1796 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/Guake/guake/pull/2017 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/Guake/guake/pull/2017/commits/e3d671120bfe7ba28f50e256cc5e8a629781b888 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/Guake/guake/releases Release Notes  Third Party Advisory 
https://snyk.io/vuln/SNYK-PYTHON-GUAKE-2386334 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-23556
NVD Published Date:
03/17/2022
NVD Last Modified:
03/23/2022
Source:
Snyk