Improper Input Validation

Affecting bash package, versions <4.4-3

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NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream bash package. See Remediation section below for Debian:10 relevant versions.

The path autocompletion feature in Bash 4.4 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted filename starting with a " (double quote) character and a command substitution metacharacter.

Remediation

Upgrade Debian:10 bash to version 4.4-3 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

7.8
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Local
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    Low
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE
CVE-2017-5932
CWE
CWE-20
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN10-BASH-351608
Disclosed
27 Mar, 2017
Published
27 Mar, 2017