Attacker Value
Unknown
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Exploitability
Unknown
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User Interaction
None
Privileges Required
Low
Attack Vector
Local
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CVE-2017-9079

Disclosure Date: May 19, 2017
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Description

Dropbear before 2017.75 might allow local users to read certain files as root, if the file has the authorized_keys file format with a command= option. This occurs because ~/.ssh/authorized_keys is read with root privileges and symlinks are followed.

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CVSS V3 Severity and Metrics
Base Score:
4.7 Medium
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
1
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
High
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
None

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