Vulnerability CVE-2020-15396


Published: 2020-06-30

Description:
In HylaFAX+ through 7.0.2 and HylaFAX Enterprise, the faxsetup utility calls chown on files in user-owned directories. By winning a race, a local attacker could use this to escalate his privileges to root.

Type:

CWE-269

(Improper Privilege Management)

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
Affected software
IFAX -> Hylafax enterprise 
Hylafax\+ project -> Hylafax\+ 

 References:
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1173521
https://sourceforge.net/p/hylafax/HylaFAX+/2534/

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