ftpd in Linux Netkit (linux-ftpd) 0.17, and possibly other versions, does not check the return status of certain seteuid, setgid, and setuid calls, which might allow remote authenticated users to gain privileges if these calls fail in cases such as PAM failures or resource limits, a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-5778.
Published 2006-11-21 23:07:00
Updated 2008-09-05 21:13:39
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-6008

0.49%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 76 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-6008

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.5
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.0
6.4
NIST

Products affected by CVE-2006-6008

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