Executive Summary

Name CVE-2018-6553 First vendor Publication 2018-08-10
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2019-10-03

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
Overall CVSS Score 8.8
Base Score 8.8 Environmental Score 8.8
impact SubScore 6 Temporal Score 8.8
Exploitabality Sub Score 2
Attack Vector Local Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low User Interaction None
Scope Changed Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High Availability Impact High
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 4.6 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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The CUPS AppArmor profile incorrectly confined the dnssd backend due to use of hard links. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to escape confinement. This flaw affects versions prior to 2.2.7-1ubuntu2.1 in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, prior to 2.2.4-7ubuntu3.1 in Ubuntu 17.10, prior to 2.1.3-4ubuntu0.5 in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and prior to 1.7.2-0ubuntu1.10 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-6553

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 1
Os 4
Os 2

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2018-07-16 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-1426.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-07-12 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-4243.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
DEBIAN https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4243
GENTOO https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-08
MLIST https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00014.html
UBUNTU https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3713-1

Alert History

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Date Informations
2020-05-23 01:18:52
  • Multiple Updates
2019-10-03 09:21:25
  • Multiple Updates
2019-08-16 00:19:36
  • Multiple Updates
2018-10-10 21:19:53
  • Multiple Updates
2018-08-12 09:19:04
  • Multiple Updates
2018-08-10 21:19:54
  • First insertion