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CVE-2022-30688

Published: 17 May 2022

needrestart 0.8 through 3.5 before 3.6 is prone to local privilege escalation. Regexes to detect the Perl, Python, and Ruby interpreters are not anchored, allowing a local user to escalate privileges when needrestart tries to detect if interpreters are using old source files.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
needrestart
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (3.1-1ubuntu0.1)
focal
Released (3.4-6ubuntu0.1)
impish
Released (3.5-4ubuntu2.1)
jammy
Released (3.5-5ubuntu2.1)
upstream Needs triage