CVE-2019-5164

Published: 03 December 2019

An exploitable code execution vulnerability exists in the ss-manager binary of Shadowsocks-libev 3.3.2. Specially crafted network packets sent to ss-manager can cause an arbitrary binary to run, resulting in code execution and privilege escalation. An attacker can send network packets to trigger this vulnerability.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
shadowsocks-libev
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.3.3+ds-2)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Not vulnerable
(3.3.3+ds-3)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(3.3.3+ds-3)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist