CVE-2015-3164

LOW

Description

The authentication setup in XWayland 1.16.x and 1.17.x before 1.17.2 starts the server in non-authenticating mode, which allows local users to read from or send information to arbitrary X11 clients via vectors involving a UNIX socket.

References

http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/wayland-devel/2015-June/022548.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-06/msg00044.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75535

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-64

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-07-01

Updated: 2018-10-30

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW