DescriptionAn unspecified udev rule in the Debian fuse package in jessie before 2.9.3-15+deb8u2, in stretch before 2.9.5-1, and in sid before 2.9.5-1 sets world-writable permissions for the /dev/cuse character device, which allows local users to gain privileges via a character device in /dev, related to an ioctl.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
fuse (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)2.9.0-2+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie2.9.3-15+deb8u2fixed
buster, stretch, sid2.9.7-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
fusesourcesqueeze(not affected)
fusesourcewheezy(not affected)


[wheezy] - fuse <not-affected> (Problematic permissions via udev rule not set)
[squeeze] - fuse <not-affected> (Problematic permissions via udev rule not set)

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