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CVE-2018-6693 Detail

Current Description

An unprivileged user can delete arbitrary files on a Linux system running ENSLTP 10.5.1, 10.5.0, and 10.2.3 Hotfix 1246778 and earlier. By exploiting a time of check to time of use (TOCTOU) race condition during a specific scanning sequence, the unprivileged user is able to perform a privilege escalation to delete arbitrary files.


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Hyperlink Resource
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10248

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-367 Time-of-check Time-of-use (TOCTOU) Race Condition cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-363 Race Condition Enabling Link Following Provider acceptance level Trellix  
CWE-274 Improper Handling of Insufficient Privileges Provider acceptance level Trellix  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-6693
NVD Published Date:
09/18/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/06/2023
Source:
Trellix