An issue was discovered in manjaro-update-system.sh in manjaro-system 20180716-1 on Manjaro Linux. A local attacker can install or remove arbitrary packages and package repositories potentially containing hooks with arbitrary code, which will automatically be run as root, or remove packages vital to the system.
Published 2018-08-29 19:29:01
Updated 2019-10-03 00:03:26
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-15912

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.04%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 6 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-15912

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
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-2018-15912

  • The product does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2018-15912

Products affected by CVE-2018-15912

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