CVE-2014-0240

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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

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (17 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
79974GLSA-201412-21 : mod_wsgi: Privilege escalationNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high
78319Amazon Linux AMI : mod_wsgi (ALAS-2014-376)NessusAmazon Linux Local Security Checks
high
78318Amazon Linux AMI : mod24_wsgi (ALAS-2014-375)NessusAmazon Linux Local Security Checks
high
77386RHEL 7 : mod_wsgi (RHSA-2014:1091)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
77385Oracle Linux 7 : mod_wsgi (ELSA-2014-1091)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
medium
77384CentOS 7 : mod_wsgi (CESA-2014:1091)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
medium
76497Apache mod_wsgi < 3.5 Apache Process Privilege EscalationNessusWeb Servers
high
76481Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : apache-mod_wsgi (MDVSA-2014:137)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
medium
76246Scientific Linux Security Update : mod_wsgi on SL6.x i386/srpm/x86_64 (20140625)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
76243RHEL 6 : mod_wsgi (RHSA-2014:0788)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
76231Oracle Linux 6 : mod_wsgi (ELSA-2014-0788)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
76217CentOS 6 : mod_wsgi (CESA-2014:0788)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
76096Fedora 20 : mod_wsgi-3.5-1.fc20 (2014-6944)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
76095Fedora 19 : mod_wsgi-3.5-1.fc19 (2014-6938)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
76069openSUSE Security Update : apache2-mod_wsgi (openSUSE-SU-2014:0782-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
74197Debian DSA-2937-1 : mod-wsgi - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
74185Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 13.10 / 14.04 LTS : mod-wsgi vulnerabilities (USN-2222-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high