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CVE-2017-14483 Detail

Current Description

flower.initd in the Gentoo dev-python/flower package before 0.9.1-r1 for Celery Flower sets PID file ownership to a non-root account, which might allow local users to kill arbitrary processes by leveraging access to this non-root account for PID file modification before a root script executes a "kill `cat /pathname`" command.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugs.gentoo.org/631020 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-362 Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gentoo:dev-python-flower:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
0.9.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-14483
NVD Published Date:
09/15/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019