#VU74410 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls in Linux kernel


Published: 2023-06-14 | Updated: 2024-05-31

Vulnerability identifier: #VU74410

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 7.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-0386

CWE-ID: CWE-264

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: Yes

Vulnerable software:
Linux kernel
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: Linux Foundation

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to unauthorized access to execution of setuid files in OverlayFS subsystem when copying a capable file from a nosuid mount into another mount. A local user can execute arbitrary code with root privileges.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Linux kernel:


External links
http://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=4f11ada10d0a


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.


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