Format string vulnerability in the grant helper (polkit-grant-helper.c) in PolicyKit 0.7 and earlier allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via format strings in a password.
Published 2008-04-11 10:05:00
Updated 2017-08-08 01:30:20
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute codeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-1658

0.08%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 35 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-1658

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.6
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
3.9
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2008-1658

Products affected by CVE-2008-1658

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