This vulnerability has been modified since it was last analyzed by the NVD. It is awaiting reanalysis which may result in further changes to the information provided.
ping in iputils before 20001010, as distributed on Red Hat Linux 6.2 through 7J and other operating systems, does not drop privileges after acquiring a raw socket, which increases ping's exposure to bugs that otherwise would occur at lower privileges.
CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:
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CVSS 2.0 Severity and Metrics: