Upstream information

CVE-2017-5180 at MITRE

Description

Firejail before 0.9.44.4 and 0.9.38.x LTS before 0.9.38.8 LTS does not consider the .Xauthority case during its attempt to prevent accessing user files with an euid of zero, which allows local users to conduct sandbox-escape attacks via vectors involving a symlink and the --private option.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.64
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 8.8
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1018259 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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