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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 Severity Score

7.8

Score breakdown

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)
kinetic Pending
(3.6-1)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

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