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CVE-2023-49346

Published: 14 December 2023

Temporary data passed between application components by Budgie Extras WeatherShow applet could potentially be viewed or manipulated. The data is stored in a location that is accessible to any user who has local access to the system. Attackers may pre-create and control this file to present false information to users or deny access to the application and panel.

From the Ubuntu Security Team

Matthias Gerstner discovered that the WeatherShow application of Budgie Extras used predictable temporary file paths which are world editable. An attacker could use this to inject false information, read information, or deny access to the application.

Notes

AuthorNote
0xnishit
CWE-377, CWE-668

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

6.0

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
budgie-extras
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

jammy
Released (1.4.0-1ubuntu3.1)
lunar
Released (1.6.0-1ubuntu0.1)
mantic
Released (1.7.0-3.0ubuntu1)
trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Ignored
(end of standard support)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/UbuntuBudgie/budgie-extras/commit/0092025ef25b48c287a75946c0ee797d3c142760
upstream: https://github.com/UbuntuBudgie/budgie-extras/commit/a114cda42674de9866ff1f34991550657149b2e7

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 6.0
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required High
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H