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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-15686

A vulnerability in unit_deserialize of systemd allows an attacker to supply arbitrary state across systemd re-execution via NotifyAccess. This can be used to improperly influence systemd execution and possibly lead to root privilege escalation. Affected releases are systemd versions up to and including 239.
Publish Date : 2018-10-26 Last Update Date : 2021-07-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 502

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2019:2091: systemd security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20192091 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-15686

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Freedesktop Systemd * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Oracle Communications Cloud Native Core Network Function Cloud Native Environment 1.4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Debian Debian Linux 1
Freedesktop Systemd 1
Oracle Communications Cloud Native Core Network Function Cloud Native Environment 1

- References For CVE-2018-15686

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201810-10
GENTOO GLSA-201810-10
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3816-1/
UBUNTU USN-3816-1
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45714/
EXPLOIT-DB 45714
https://www.oracle.com//security-alerts/cpujul2021.html
N/A N/A
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0593
REDHAT RHSA-2020:0593
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2091
REDHAT RHSA-2019:2091
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00017.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20181119 [SECURITY] [DLA 1580-1] systemd security update
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cissues.bookkeeper.apache.org%3E
MLIST [bookkeeper-issues] 20200729 [GitHub] [bookkeeper] padma81 opened a new issue #2387: Security vulnerabilities in the apache/bookkeeper-4.9.2 image
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3222
REDHAT RHSA-2019:3222
https://github.com/systemd/systemd/pull/10519
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105747
BID 105747 systemd CVE-2018-15686 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2018-10-26

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-15686

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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