Vulnerability CVE-2017-16001


Published: 2017-11-06

Description:
In HashiCorp Vagrant VMware Fusion plugin (aka vagrant-vmware-fusion) 5.0.1, a local attacker or malware can silently subvert the plugin update process in order to escalate to root privileges.

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

Vendor: Hashicorp
Product: Vagrant 
Version: 5.0.1;

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete

 References:
https://m4.rkw.io/blog/cve201716001-local-root-privesc-in-hashicorp-vagrantvmwarefusion-501.html
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/43220/

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