CVE-2004-1116

Current Description

The init scripts in Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS) 23.9 and earlier execute user-owned programs with root privileges, which allows local users to gain privileges by modifying the programs.

Basic Data

PublishedJanuary 10, 2005
Last ModifiedJuly 11, 2017
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.2
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegetrue
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSGentooLinux********

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Gentoo Linux *

References

NameSourceURLTags
GLSA-200411-26http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200411-26.xmlGENTOOPatch Vendor Advisory
seti@home-gain-privileges(18149)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/18149XF