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CVE-2019-5164

Published: 3 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 Severity Score

7.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
shadowsocks-libev
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

disco Ignored
(end of life)
eoan Ignored
(end of life)
focal Not vulnerable
(3.3.3+ds-3)
groovy Not vulnerable
(3.3.3+ds-3)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(3.3.3+ds-3)
impish Not vulnerable
(3.3.3+ds-3)
jammy Not vulnerable
(3.3.3+ds-3)
kinetic Not vulnerable
(3.3.3+ds-3)
lunar Not vulnerable
(3.3.3+ds-3)
mantic Not vulnerable
(3.3.3+ds-3)
noble Not vulnerable
(3.3.3+ds-3)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.3.3+ds-2)
xenial Does not exist

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.8
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required Low
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H