CVE-2017-1000082

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-07-07
CWE:
CWE-20
Bugzilla:
1468427: CVE-2017-1000082 systemd: fails to parse usernames that start with digits

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

systemd v233 and earlier fails to safely parse usernames starting with a numeric digit (e.g. "0day"), running the service in question with root privileges rather than the user intended.

Find out more about CVE-2017-1000082 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

For more information on the impact of numeric usernames in Red Hat Enterprise Linux, please see https://access.redhat.com/solutions/3103631

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 7.2
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required High
User Interaction Required
Scope Changed
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 systemd Not affected
Last Modified

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