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
Brokers.

See also :

https://github.com/x0rz/EQGRP

Solution :

Remove the affected software.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 100571 ()

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