CVE-2011-2471 Detail

Current Description

utils/opcontrol in OProfile 0.9.6 and earlier might allow local users to gain privileges via shell metacharacters in the (1) --vmlinux, (2) --session-dir, or (3) --xen argument, related to the daemonrc file and the do_save_setup and do_load_setup functions, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-1760.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=624212 Exploit 
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/03/1
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/10/6
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/10/7 Patch 
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/11/1
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2254
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1166-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=700883 Exploit  Patch 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/67980

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-2471
NVD Published Date:
06/09/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017
Source:
MITRE