Upstream information

CVE-2017-6455 at MITRE

Description

NTP before 4.2.8p10 and 4.3.x before 4.3.94, when using PPSAPI, allows local users to gain privileges via a DLL in the PPSAPI_DLLS environment variable.

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.4
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1030050 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1044525 [NEW]

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SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Wed Mar 22 20:17:32 2017
CVE page last modified: Wed Oct 26 20:29:58 2022