runuser in util-linux allows local users to escape to the parent session via a crafted TIOCSTI ioctl call, which pushes characters to the terminal's input buffer.
Published 2017-02-07 15:59:00
Updated 2019-01-04 14:14:12
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-2779

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-2016-2779

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.2
HIGH AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.9
10.0
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-2779

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

References for CVE-2016-2779

Products affected by CVE-2016-2779

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