The RBAC functionality in grsecurity before 2.1.11-2.6.24.5 and 2.1.11-2.4.36.2 does not enforce user_transition_deny and user_transition_allow rules for the (1) sys_setfsuid and (2) sys_setfsgid calls, which allows local users to bypass restrictions for those calls.
Published 2008-04-25 06:05:00
Updated 2017-08-08 01:30:37
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-1940

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-2008-1940

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.6
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
3.9
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2008-1940

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

Products affected by CVE-2008-1940

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