CVE-2019-14822

LOW

Description

A flaw was discovered in ibus in versions before 1.5.22 that allows any unprivileged user to monitor and send method calls to the ibus bus of another user due to a misconfiguration in the DBus server setup. A local attacker may use this flaw to intercept all keystrokes of a victim user who is using the graphical interface, change the input method engine, or modify other input related configurations of the victim user.

References

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1717958

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2019-14822

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4134-3/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-11-25

Updated: 2020-08-27

Type: CWE-862

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.1

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N

Impact Score: 5.2

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH