suidperl Privilege Escalation (PROCSUID)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description :

The suidperl application is installed on the remote host. It is,
therefore, affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability that
allows a local attacker to gain root privileges.

PROCSUID is one of multiple Equation Group vulnerabilities and
exploits disclosed on 2017/04/08 by a group known as the Shadow

See also :

Solution :

Remove the affected software.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 100571 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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