CVE Details

Release Date:2017-05-10


KDE kdelibs before 4.14.32 and KAuth before 5.34 allow local users togain root privileges by spoofing a callerID and leveraging a privileged helper app.

See more information about CVE-2017-8422 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score:7.2 Base Metrics:AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector: Local network Confidentiality Impact: Complete
Access Impact: Low Integrity Impact: Complete
Authentication: None required Availability Impact: Complete

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 7 (kdelibs)ELSA-2017-12642017-05-22

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