CVE-2017-1000368

Public on 2017-07-06
Modified on 2019-10-14
Description
It was found that the original fix for CVE-2017-1000367 was incomplete. A flaw was found in the way sudo parsed tty information from the process status file in the proc filesystem. A local user with privileges to execute commands via sudo could use this flaw to escalate their privileges to root.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
7.3
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 sudo 2019-10-11 22:07 ALAS2-2019-1315
Amazon Linux 1 sudo 2017-07-06 19:03 ALAS-2017-855

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 7.3 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/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 8.2 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H