A privilege escalation flaw was found in Amanda 3.5.1 in which the backup user can acquire root privileges. The vulnerable component is the runtar SUID program, which is a wrapper to run /usr/bin/tar with specific arguments that are controllable by the attacker. This program mishandles the arguments passed to tar binary (it expects that the argument name and value are separated with a space; however, separating them with an equals sign is also supported),
Published 2023-04-16 01:15:07
Updated 2023-12-03 11:15:09
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Gain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-37705

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

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 7 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-37705

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
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-2022-37705

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