Vulnerability CVE-2017-8422


Published: 2017-05-17

Description:
KDE kdelibs before 4.14.32 and KAuth before 5.34 allow local users to gain root privileges by spoofing a callerID and leveraging a privileged helper app.

Type:

CWE-290

(Authentication Bypass by Spoofing)

Vendor: KDE
Product: Kauth 
Version: 5.33;
Product: Kdelibs 
Version: 4.14.31;

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://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3849
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/05/10/3
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98412
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038480
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1264
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1449647
https://cgit.kde.org/kauth.git/commit/?id=df875f725293af53399f5146362eb158b4f9216a
https://cgit.kde.org/kdelibs.git/commit/?id=264e97625abe2e0334f97de17f6ffb52582888ab
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201706-29
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42053/
https://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20170510-1.txt

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