Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2016-9949 First vendor Publication 2016-12-16
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-01-07

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Overall CVSS Score 7.8
Base Score 7.8 Environmental Score 7.8
impact SubScore 5.9 Temporal Score 7.8
Exploitabality Sub Score 1.8
 
Attack Vector Local Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High Availability Impact High
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 9.3 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Detail

An issue was discovered in Apport before 2.20.4. In apport/ui.py, Apport reads the CrashDB field and it then evaluates the field as Python code if it begins with a "{". This allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary Python code.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-9949

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-94 Failure to Control Generation of Code ('Code Injection')

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 109
Os 34

Snort® IPS/IDS

Date Description
2017-01-19 Ubuntu Apport CrashDB crash report code injection attempt
RuleID : 41041 - Revision : 2 - Type : OS-LINUX
2017-01-19 Ubuntu Apport CrashDB crash report code injection attempt
RuleID : 41040 - Revision : 2 - Type : OS-LINUX

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2016-12-15 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-3157-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95011
EXPLOIT-DB https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40937/
MISC https://bugs.launchpad.net/apport/+bug/1648806
https://donncha.is/2016/12/compromising-ubuntu-desktop/
https://github.com/DonnchaC/ubuntu-apport-exploitation
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3157-1

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