Upstream information

CVE-2015-1324 at MITRE

Description

Apport before 2.17.2-0ubuntu1.1 as packaged in Ubuntu 15.04, before 2.14.70ubuntu8.5 as packaged in Ubuntu 14.10, before 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.11 as packaged in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and before 2.0.1-0ubuntu17.9 as packaged in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS allow local users to write to arbitrary files and gain root privileges by leveraging incorrect handling of permissions when generating core dumps for setuid binaries.

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
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1068696 [NEW]

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