Vulnerability CVE-2015-2234


Published: 2015-05-12

Description:
Race condition in Lenovo System Update (formerly ThinkVantage System Update) before 5.06.0034 uses world-writable permissions for the update files directory, which allows local users to gain privileges by writing to an update file after the signature is validated.

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.9/10
10/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Lenovo -> System update 

 References:
http://securitytracker.com/id/1032268
http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/product_security/lsu_privilege
http://www.ioactive.com/pdfs/Lenovo_System_Update_Multiple_Privilege_Escalations.pdf
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/74634

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