Vulnerability in the Oracle Solaris product of Oracle Systems (component: XScreenSaver). The supported version that is affected is 11. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Oracle Solaris executes to compromise Oracle Solaris. While the vulnerability is in Oracle Solaris, attacks may significantly impact additional products. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Oracle Solaris. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 8.8 (Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H).
Published 2019-10-16 18:15:34
Updated 2023-01-31 19:05:22
Source Oracle
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CVE-2019-3010 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
Oracle Solaris Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
Oracle Solaris component: XScreenSaver contains an unspecified vulnerability that allows for privilege escalation.
Added on 2022-05-25 Action due date 2022-06-15

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2019-3010

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 71 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2019-3010

  • Solaris xscreensaver log Privilege Escalation
    Disclosure Date: 2019-10-16
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a vulnerability in `xscreensaver` versions since 5.06 on unpatched Solaris 11 systems which allows users to gain root privileges. `xscreensaver` allows users to create a user-owned file at any location on the filesystem using the `-log`

CVSS scores for CVE-2019-3010

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

References for CVE-2019-3010

Products affected by CVE-2019-3010

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