It was discovered that the jboss init script as used in Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0.7.GA performed unsafe file handling which could result in local privilege escalation. This issue is a result of an incomplete fix for CVE-2016-8656.
Published 2018-01-10 19:29:00
Updated 2019-10-09 23:22:28
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Gain privilege

Threat overview for CVE-2017-12189

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2017-12189
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 53
IPs affected by CVE-2017-12189 129,360
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-12189

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-2017-12189

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
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-2017-12189

  • The product assigns the wrong ownership, or does not properly verify the ownership, of an object or resource.
    Assigned by: secalert@redhat.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2017-12189

Products affected by CVE-2017-12189

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