Executive Summary

Summary
TitleScala: Privilege escalation
Informations
NameGLSA-201812-08First vendor Publication2018-12-15
VendorGentooLast vendor Modification2018-12-15
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score7.2Attack RangeLocal
Cvss Impact Score10Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score3.9AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Synopsis

A vulnerability in Scala could result in privilege escalation.

Background

Scala combines object-oriented and functional programming in one concise, high-level language.

Description

It was discovered that Scala's compilation daemon does not properly manage permissions for private files.

Impact

A local attacker could escalate privileges.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Scala users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/scala-2.12.4"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-15288 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15288

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201812-08

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201812-08.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-264Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application35

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2018-12-17Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201812-08.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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DateInformations
2018-12-16 00:18:25
  • First insertion