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CVE-2015-3248

Published: 26 September 2017

openhpi/Makefile.am in OpenHPI before 3.6.0 uses world-writable permissions for /var/lib/openhpi directory, which allows local users, when quotas are not properly setup, to fill the filesystem hosting /var/lib and cause a denial of service (disk consumption).

Notes

AuthorNote
sbeattie
directory is world-readable but not world-writable in
debian/ubuntu.

Priority

Low

Cvss 3 Severity Score

4.7

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
openhpi
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Ignored
(end of life)
bionic Needs triage

cosmic Ignored
(end of life)
disco Ignored
(end of life)
eoan Ignored
(end of life)
focal Needs triage

groovy Ignored
(end of life)
hirsute Ignored
(end of life)
impish Ignored
(end of life)
jammy Needs triage

kinetic Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
lunar Not vulnerable
(3.8.0-2.1build5)
mantic Not vulnerable
(3.8.0-2.1build5)
noble Not vulnerable
(3.8.0-2.1build5)
precise Ignored
(end of life)
trusty Needs triage

upstream
Released (3.6.0)
vivid Ignored
(end of life)
wily Ignored
(end of life)
xenial Needs triage

yakkety Ignored
(end of life)
zesty Ignored
(end of life)
Patches:
upstream: http://sourceforge.net/p/openhpi/code/7638

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 4.7
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity High
Privileges required Low
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H