In JetBrains Kotlin from 1.4-M1 to 1.4-RC (as Kotlin 1.3.7x is not affected by the issue. Fixed version is 1.4.0) there is a script-cache privilege escalation vulnerability due to kotlin-main-kts cached scripts in the system temp directory, which is shared by all users by default.
Published 2020-08-08 21:15:11
Updated 2022-03-03 17:45:39
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Gain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-15824

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.29%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 66 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-15824

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
6.5
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.0
6.4
NIST
8.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2020-15824

  • 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-2020-15824

Products affected by CVE-2020-15824

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