Upstream information

CVE-2018-18629 at MITRE

Description

An issue was discovered in the Keybase command-line client before 2.8.0-20181023124437 for Linux. An untrusted search path vulnerability in the keybase-redirector application allows a local, unprivileged user on Linux to gain root privileges via a Trojan horse binary.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1120332 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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