CVE-2017-9450

Public on 2017-07-25
Modified on 2017-08-04
Description
The Amazon Web Services (AWS) CloudFormation bootstrap tools package (aka aws-cfn-bootstrap) before 1.4-19.10 allows local users to execute arbitrary code with root privileges by leveraging the ability to create files in an unspecified directory.
Severity
Important
CVSS v3 Base Score
7.8
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 aws-cfn-bootstrap 2017-07-25 18:33 ALAS-2017-861

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv2 7.2 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 7.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/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 7.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H