A vulnerability was found in Freedom of the Press SecureDrop. It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality of the file gpg-agent.conf. The manipulation leads to symlink following. Local access is required to approach this attack. The name of the patch is b0526a06f8ca713cce74b63e00d3730618d89691. It is recommended to apply a patch to fix this issue. The identifier of this vulnerability is VDB-215972.
Published 2022-12-16 17:15:09
Updated 2023-08-10 02:15:10
Source VulDB
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-4563

0.05%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 12 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-4563

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
VulDB
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2022-4563

  • The product attempts to access a file based on the filename, but it does not properly prevent that filename from identifying a link or shortcut that resolves to an unintended resource.
    Assigned by: cna@vuldb.com (Primary)
  • The product, when opening a file or directory, does not sufficiently account for when the file is a symbolic link that resolves to a target outside of the intended control sphere. This could allow an attacker to cause the product to operate on unauthorized files.
    Assigned by: cna@vuldb.com (Primary)

References for CVE-2022-4563

Products affected by CVE-2022-4563

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