CVE-2020-16282

Execution with Unnecessary Privileges

Execution with Unnecessary Privileges

Publish date:

19 August 2020

Identifier:

CVE-2020-16282

Manufacturer:

Rangee GmbH

Product:

RangeeOS 8.0.4

Authors:

Andre Waldhoff and Bastian Kanbach

Description:

In the default configuration of Rangee GmbH RangeeOS 8.0.4, all components are executed in the context of the privileged root user. This may allow a local attacker to break out of the restricted environment or inject malicious code into the application and fully compromise the operating system.

Timeline:

20 February 2019: Vulnerabilities sent to vendor

20 March 2019: CVE request sent to mitre; automatic response from Mitre that they received the request

23 May 2019: Requested an update from Mitre about the status of the CVE numbers

30 August 2019:  Requested an update from Mitre about the status of the CVE numbers

10 August 2020: Response from Mitre, containing the assigned CVE IDs

14 August 2020: Vendor confirmed that fixes were issued

19 August 2020: CVEs published

 

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