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CVE-2021-31154

Published: 5 May 2021

pleaseedit in please before 0.4 uses predictable temporary filenames in /tmp and the target directory. This allows a local attacker to gain full root privileges by staging a symlink attack.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
rust-pleaser
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

hirsute
Released (0.4.1-1~21.04.2)
impish Not vulnerable
(0.4.1-1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(0.4.1-1)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (0.4.1-1)
xenial Ignored
(out of standard support)

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