The authentication setup in XWayland 1.16.x and 1.17.x before 1.17.2 starts the server in non-authenticating mode, which allows local users to read from or send information to arbitrary X11 clients via vectors involving a UNIX socket.
Published 2015-07-01 14:59:07
Updated 2018-10-30 16:27:36
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-3164

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-3164

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
3.6
LOW AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
3.9
4.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2015-3164

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2015-3164

Products affected by CVE-2015-3164

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