CVE-2018-1171

MEDIUM

Description

This vulnerability allows local attackers to escalate privileges on vulnerable installations of Joyent SmartOS release-20170803-20170803T064301Z. An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute low-privileged code on the target system in order to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the DTrace DOF files. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a write past the end of an allocated object. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the host OS. Was ZDI-CAN-5106.

References

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2018-4258247.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104799

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041303

https://help.joyent.com/hc/en-us/articles/360000608188

https://zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-18-236

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-03-19

Updated: 2018-07-28

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1

Severity: HIGH