The crash reporting feature in Apport 2.13 through 2.17.x before 2.17.1 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted usr/share/apport/apport file in a namespace (container).
Published 2015-04-17 17:59:01
Updated 2018-02-08 02:29:00
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-1318

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.06%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 26 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

Metasploit modules for CVE-2015-1318

  • Apport / ABRT chroot Privilege Escalation
    Disclosure Date: 2015-03-31
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module attempts to gain root privileges on Linux systems by invoking the default coredump handler inside a namespace ("container"). Apport versions 2.13 through 2.17.x before 2.17.1 on Ubuntu are vulnerable, due to a feature which allows forwarding reports to

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-1318

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CWE ids for CVE-2015-1318

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References for CVE-2015-1318

Products affected by CVE-2015-1318

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