Vulnerability CVE-2017-14484


Published: 2017-09-15

Description:
The Gentoo sci-mathematics/gimps package before 28.10-r1 for Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS) allows local users to gain privileges by creating a hard link under /var/lib/gimps, because an unsafe "chown -R" command is executed.

Vendor: Gentoo
Product: Sci-mathematics-gimps 
Version: 28.10;

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.9/10
10/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete

 References:
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=603408

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