click/install.py in click does not require files in package filesystem tarballs to start with ./ (dot slash), which allows remote attackers to install an alternate security policy and gain privileges via a crafted package, as demonstrated by the test.mmrow app for Ubuntu phone.
Published 2017-02-13 18:59:00
Updated 2017-10-03 01:29:01
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-8768

0.97%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 81 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-8768

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2015-8768

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

References for CVE-2015-8768

Products affected by CVE-2015-8768

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