enlightenment_sys in Enlightenment before 0.25.4 allows local users to gain privileges because it is setuid root, and the system library function mishandles pathnames that begin with a /dev/.. substring.
Published 2022-12-25 19:15:10
Updated 2023-01-04 20:30:47
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-37706

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 33 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2022-37706

  • Ubuntu Enlightenment Mount Priv Esc
    Disclosure Date: 2022-09-13
    First seen: 2022-12-23
    This module exploits a command injection within Enlightenment's enlightenment_sys binary. This is done by calling the mount command and feeding it paths which meet all of the system requirements, but execute a specific path as well due to a semi-col

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-37706

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

CWE ids for CVE-2022-37706

  • 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-2022-37706

Products affected by CVE-2022-37706

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