CVE-2014-0240

MEDIUM

Description

The mod_wsgi module before 3.5 for Apache, when daemon mode is enabled, does not properly handle error codes returned by setuid when run on certain Linux kernels, which allows local users to gain privileges via vectors related to the number of running processes.

References

http://blog.dscpl.com.au/2014/05/security-release-for-modwsgi-version-35.html

http://modwsgi.readthedocs.org/en/latest/release-notes/version-3.5.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0789.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/59551

http://secunia.com/advisories/60094

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/05/21/1

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/67532

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-05-27

Updated: 2017-12-21

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.2

Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 1.9

Severity: MEDIUM