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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-1171

This vulnerability allows local attackers to escalate privileges on vulnerable installations of Joyent SmartOS release-20170803-20170803T064301Z. An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute low-privileged code on the target system in order to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the DTrace DOF files. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a write past the end of an allocated object. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the host OS. Was ZDI-CAN-5106.
Publish Date : 2018-03-19 Last Update Date : 2018-07-27
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-1171

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Joyent Smartos 20170803-20170803t064301z Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Joyent Smartos 1

- References For CVE-2018-1171

https://zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-18-236
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2018-4258247.html CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041303
SECTRACK 1041303
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104799
BID 104799 Oracle Solaris Multiple Local Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2018-07-17
https://help.joyent.com/hc/en-us/articles/360000608188 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-1171

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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