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Incorrect Permission Assignment for Critical Resource

CVE-2017-18285

Severity High
Score 7.1/10

Summary

The Gentoo app-backup/burp package before 2.1.32 has incorrect group ownership of the /etc/burp directory, which might allow local users to obtain read and write access to arbitrary files by leveraging access to a certain account for a burp-server.conf change.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE

CWE-732 - Incorrect Permission Assignment for Critical Resource

The product specifies permissions for a security-critical resource in a way that allows that resource to be read or modified by unintended actors.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published