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CVE-2011-2910 Detail

Current Description

The AX.25 daemon (ax25d) in ax25-tools before 0.0.8-13 does not check the return value of a setuid call. The setuid call is responsible for dropping privileges but if the call fails the daemon would continue to run with root privileges which can allow possible privilege escalation.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.7 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2011-2910 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-2910 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-269 Improper Privilege Management NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:linux-ax25:ax25-tools:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
0.0.8-13

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-2910
NVD Published Date:
11/15/2019
NVD Last Modified:
11/26/2019