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CVE-2016-20015

Published: 20 September 2022

In the ebuild package through smokeping-2.7.3-r1 for SmokePing on Gentoo, the initscript allows the smokeping user to gain ownership of any file, allowing for the smokeping user to gain root privileges. There is a race condition involving /var/lib/smokeping and chown.

Notes

AuthorNote
rodrigo-zaiden
issue raised from gentoo packaging, debian could
not be affected, more checking is nedded.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
smokeping
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

jammy Needs triage

kinetic Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
lunar Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
mantic Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
noble Needs triage

trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.5
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity High
Privileges required Low
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H