Nortel Contivity VPN Client V05_01.030, when configuring a certificate to be used as authentication, does not properly drop system privileges, which allows local users to gain privileges by opening a program with the File Open dialog box.
Published 2005-08-16 04:00:00
Updated 2016-10-18 03:28:45
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2005-2579

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2005-2579

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.2
HIGH AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.9
10.0
NIST

Products affected by CVE-2005-2579

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