CVE-2011-3603 Detail

Current Description

The router advertisement daemon (radvd) before 1.8.2 does not properly handle errors in the privsep_init function, which causes the radvd daemon to run as root and has an unspecified impact.


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Evaluator Description

Per http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.security.oss.general/5973/focus=6015, this vulnerablity is being assigned a CVSS base metric of AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P = 4.4

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.litech.org/radvd/CHANGES
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/10/06/3
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3603

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-3603
NVD Published Date:
04/27/2014
NVD Last Modified:
04/28/2014
Source:
MITRE