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CVE-2018-7281 Detail

Current Description

CactusVPN 5.3.6 for macOS contains a root privilege escalation vulnerability through a setuid root binary called runme. The binary takes a single command line argument and passes this argument to a system() call, thus allowing low privileged users to execute commands as root.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/VerSprite/research/blob/master/advisories/VS-2018-003.md Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:cactusvpn:cactusvpn:5.3.6:*:*:*:*:mac_os:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-7281
NVD Published Date:
02/21/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019