It was found that the fix for CVE-2017-7500 and CVE-2017-7501 was incomplete: the check was only implemented for the parent directory of the file to be created. A local unprivileged user who owns another ancestor directory could potentially use this flaw to gain root privileges. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.
Published 2022-08-26 16:15:09
Updated 2023-02-04 01:16:52
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-35939

0.08%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 31 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-35939

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.7
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
0.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2021-35939

References for CVE-2021-35939

Products affected by CVE-2021-35939

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