CVE-2021-20264

Description

An insecure modification flaw in the /etc/passwd file was found in the openjdk-1.8 and openjdk-11 containers. This flaw allows an attacker with access to the container to modify the /etc/passwd and escalate their privileges. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality, integrity, as well as system availability.

References

Issue TrackingThird Party Advisory

CvssV3 impact

BaseSeverity

HIGH

ConfidentialityImpact

HIGH

AttackComplexity

LOW

Scope

UNCHANGED

AttackVector

LOCAL

AvailabilityImpact

HIGH

IntegrityImpact

HIGH

PrivilegesRequired

LOW

BaseScore

7.8

VectorString

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Version

3.1

UserInteraction

NONE

CvssV2 impact

AccessComplexity

LOW

ConfidentialityImpact

PARTIAL

AvailabilityImpact

PARTIAL

IntegrityImpact

PARTIAL

BaseScore

4.6

VectorString

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Version

2.0

AccessVector

LOCAL

Authentication

NONE