CVE-2016-7543

Public on 2017-08-31
Modified on 2017-08-31
Description
An arbitrary command injection flaw was found in the way bash processed the SHELLOPTS and PS4 environment variables. A local, authenticated attacker could use this flaw to exploit poorly written setuid programs to elevate their privileges under certain circumstances.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
7.0
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 bash 2017-08-31 15:53 ALAS-2017-878

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv2 6.9 AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 7.0 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 7.2 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
NVD CVSSv3 8.4 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H