CVE-2011-2471

high
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Description

utils/opcontrol in OProfile 0.9.6 and earlier might allow local users to gain privileges via shell metacharacters in the (1) --vmlinux, (2) --session-dir, or (3) --xen argument, related to the daemonrc file and the do_save_setup and do_load_setup functions, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-1760.

References

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=624212

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/03/1

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/10/6

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/10/7

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/11/1

http://secunia.com/advisories/45205

http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2254

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1166-1

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=700883

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/67980

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-06-09

Updated: 2017-08-29

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.2

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
79962GLSA-201412-09 : Multiple packages, Multiple vulnerabilities fixed in 2011NessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
55567Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : oprofile vulnerabilities (USN-1166-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high