Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 : eject vulnerability (USN-3246-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2017 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Ilja Van Sprundel discovered that dmcrypt-get-device incorrectly
checked setuid and setgid return values. A local attacker could use
this issue to execute code as an administrator.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected eject package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99025 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-6964

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