etc/initsystem/prepare-dirs in Icinga 2.x through 2.8.1 has a chown call for a filename in a user-writable directory, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging access to the $ICINGA2_USER account for creation of a link.
Published 2017-11-24 05:29:00
Updated 2019-10-03 00:03:26
Source MITRE
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Threat overview for CVE-2017-16933

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2017-16933
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2017-16933 3
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-16933

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-2017-16933

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.9
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.4
10.0
NIST
7.0
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.0
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-16933

References for CVE-2017-16933

  • https://github.com/Icinga/icinga2/issues/5793
    CVE-2017-16933: root privilege escalation via prepare-dirs (init script and systemd service file) · Issue #5793 · Icinga/icinga2 · GitHub
    Exploit;Issue Tracking;Third Party Advisory

Products affected by CVE-2017-16933

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