Vulnerability CVE-2016-5759


Published: 2017-09-08

Description:
The mkdumprd script called "dracut" in the current working directory "." allows local users to trick the administrator into executing code as root.

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

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
Opensuse -> LEAP 
Novell -> LEAP 
Novell -> Suse linux enterprise server 
Novell -> Suse linux enterprise desktop 

 References:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-10/msg00083.html
http://lists.suse.com/pipermail/sle-security-updates/2016-October/002337.html

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