CVE-2018-1083

Public on 2018-05-10
Modified on 2018-12-07
Description
A buffer overflow flaw was found in the zsh shell auto-complete functionality. A local, unprivileged user can create a specially crafted directory path which leads to code execution in the context of the user who tries to use auto-complete to traverse the before mentioned path. If the user affected is privileged, this leads to privilege escalation.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
7.5
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 zsh 2018-05-10 17:23 ALAS2-2018-1013
Amazon Linux 1 zsh 2018-12-06 00:20 ALAS-2018-1107

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 7.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/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