CVE-2017-5932

MEDIUM

Description

The path autocompletion feature in Bash 4.4 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted filename starting with a " (double quote) character and a command substitution metacharacter.

References

http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/bash.git/commit/?id=4f747edc625815f449048579f6e65869914dd715

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/02/08/3

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96136

https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-bash/2017-01/msg00034.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-03-27

Updated: 2017-03-31

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH