The CIFS filesystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.22, when Unix extension support is enabled, does not honor the umask of a process, which allows local users to gain privileges.
Published 2007-09-14 01:17:00
Updated 2017-09-29 01:29:06
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Threat overview for CVE-2007-3740

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Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 52869
IPs affected by CVE-2007-3740 188,591
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-3740

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 8 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2007-3740

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.4
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
3.4
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2007-3740

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Vendor statements for CVE-2007-3740

  • Red Hat 2007-10-18
    This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3.

Products affected by CVE-2007-3740

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