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CVE-2011-2922 Detail

Current Description

ktsuss versions 1.4 and prior spawns the GTK interface to run as root. This can allow a local attacker to escalate privileges to root and use the "GTK_MODULES" environment variable to possibly execute arbitrary code.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-2922 Broken Link
https://lwn.net/Articles/477678/ Third Party Advisory
https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/109154/Gentoo-Linux-Security-Advisory-201201-15.html Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/cve/CVE-2011-2922 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-2922 Third Party Advisory
https://snyk.io/vuln/SNYK-LINUX-KTSUSS-174466 Third Party Advisory
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/49151 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ktsuss_project:ktsuss:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-2922
NVD Published Date:
11/19/2019
NVD Last Modified:
11/21/2019