Vulnerability CVE-2019-19519


Published: 2019-12-05

Description:
In OpenBSD 6.6, local users can use the su -L option to achieve any login class (often excluding root) because there is a logic error in the main function in su/su.c.

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.6/10
6.4/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Openbsd -> Openbsd 

 References:
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/155572/Qualys-Security-Advisory-OpenBSD-Authentication-Bypass-Privilege-Escalation.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2019/Dec/14
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/12/04/5
https://github.com/openbsd/src/blob/2dfc98f42e117c7605b52b5020b630d98601dc22/usr.bin/su/su.c#L210-L211
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Dec/8
https://www.openbsd.org/errata66.html
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/12/04/5

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