Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2516

pam_sm_authenticate in pam_pgsql.c in libpam-pgsql 0.6.3 does not properly consider operator precedence when evaluating the success of a pam_get_pass function call, which allows local users to gain privileges via a SIGINT signal when this function is executing, as demonstrated by a CTRL-C sequence at a sudo password prompt in an "auth sufficient" configuration.
Vulnerability category: BypassGain privilege
Published 2008-06-03 14:32:00
Updated 2017-08-08 01:31:07
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-2516

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.04%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 6 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

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