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CVE-2022-40297 Design/Logic Flaw

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CVE Information

Original CVE data

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UBports Ubuntu Touch 16.04 allows the screen-unlock passcode to be used for a privileged shell via Sudo. This passcode is only four digits, far below typical length/complexity for a user account's password. NOTE: a third party states "The described attack cannot be executed as demonstrated.

CWE: CWE-269
CVSS v2-
CVSS v37.8
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
References
https://github.com/filipkarc/PoC-ubuntutouch-pin-privesc
Affected Vendors

Ubports - (1)

Basic Analysis

Common vulnerability metrics

Vulnerabilty type as detected by PRIOnengine

Design/Logic Flaw

CVSS Scores as calculated by PRIOnengine
CVSS v27.2
AV:L/AC:L/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS v37.8
AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
MITRE CWE Top 25

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Exploits

No exploit code is reported to exist.

Active Exploitation

Vulnerability is not in CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog. See the KEV Catalog

Social Network Activity

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Threat Actor Activity

No sightings of the vulnerability within threat reports.

Cybersecurity Frameworks

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Compliance Impact

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Web Application Security Frameworks

Applicable if the issue likely affects a web application

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