The Snapweb interface before version 0.21.2 was exposing controls to install or remove snap packages without controlling the identity of the user, nor the origin of the connection. An attacker could have used the controls to remotely add a valid, but malicious, snap package, from the Store, potentially using system resources without permission from the legitimate administrator of the system.
Published 2019-04-22 16:29:01
Updated 2019-10-09 23:17:23
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Vulnerability category: BypassGain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-1587

0.11%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 41 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-1587

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
NIST
7.1
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:L
2.8
3.7
Canonical Ltd.

CWE ids for CVE-2016-1587

  • The product does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-1587

Products affected by CVE-2016-1587

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