The polkit_backend_action_pool_init function in polkitbackend/polkitbackendactionpool.c in PolicyKit (aka polkit) before 0.113 might allow local users to gain privileges via duplicate action IDs in action descriptions.
Published 2015-10-26 19:59:03
Updated 2018-07-28 01:29:01
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-3255

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-2015-3255

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-2015-3255

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

References for CVE-2015-3255

Products affected by CVE-2015-3255

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