Vulnerability CVE-2017-16928


Published: 2018-01-31

Description:
The arq_updater binary in Arq 5.10 and earlier for Mac allows local users to write to arbitrary files and consequently gain root privileges via a crafted update URL, as demonstrated by file:///tmp/blah/Arq.zip.

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

Vendor: Haystacksoftware
Product: ARQ 
Version: 5.10;

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:
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/146158/Arq-5.10-Local-Privilege-Escalation.html
https://m4.rkw.io/blog/two-local-root-privesc-bugs-in-arq-backup--510.html
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/43925/

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