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Exposure of Resource to Wrong Sphere

CVE-2020-11931

Severity Low
Score 2.1/10

Summary

An Ubuntu-specific modification to Pulseaudio to provide security mediation for Snap-packaged applications was found to have a bypass of intended access restriction for snaps which plugs any of pulseaudio, audio-playback or audio-record via unloading the pulseaudio snap policy module. This issue affects: pulseaudio 1:8.0 versions prior to 1:8.0-0ubuntu3.12; 1:11.1 versions prior to 1:11.1-1ubuntu7.7; 1:13.0 versions prior to 1:13.0-1ubuntu1.2; 1:13.99.1 versions prior to 1:13.99.1-1ubuntu3.2;

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE

CWE-668 - Exposure of Resource to Wrong Sphere

The product exposes a resource to the wrong control sphere, providing unintended actors with inappropriate access to the resource.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published