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CVE-2022-4964

Published: 23 January 2024

Ubuntu's pipewire-pulse in snap grants microphone access even when the snap interface for audio-record is not set.

Notes

AuthorNote
eslerm
jammy uses pulseaudio by default, but affected if switched
alexmurray
pipewire in focal does not include pipewire-pulse and so is
not affected

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

5.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
pipewire
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(end of standard support)
focal Not vulnerable
(code not present)
jammy Needed

lunar Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
mantic Ignored
(end of life, was needed)
noble Not vulnerable
(1.0.1-1ubuntu2)
trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Ignored
(end of standard support)
Patches:
upsteam: https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/pipewire/pipewire/-/merge_requests/1779

wireplumber
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(end of standard support)
focal Does not exist

jammy Needed

lunar Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
mantic Ignored
(end of life, was needed)
noble Not vulnerable
(0.4.17-1ubuntu1)
trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Ignored
(end of standard support)
Patches:

upstream: https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/pipewire/wireplumber/-/merge_requests/567

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 5.5
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required Low
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact None
Availability impact None
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N