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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-2490

Original release date: 07/26/2011
Last revised: 09/06/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

opielogin.c in opielogin in OPIE 2.4.1-test1 and earlier does not check the return value of the setuid system call, which allows local users to gain privileges by arranging for an account to already be running its maximum number of processes.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2281
External Source: BID
Name: 48390
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110623 Re: CVE requests: opie off by one and setuid() failure
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110622 CVE requests: opie off by one and setuid() failure
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2011:0848
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=698772
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 45136
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2011:0849
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=631345
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzillafiles.novell.org/attachment.cgi?id=435901
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 45448
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 39966
Type: Advisory

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