Multiple CRLF injection vulnerabilities in (1) chfn and (2) chsh in shadow 1:4.1.4 allow local users to add new users or groups to /etc/passwd via the GECOS field.
Published 2011-02-19 01:00:03
Updated 2017-08-17 01:33:42
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Vulnerability category: Input validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2011-0721

0.43%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 74 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2011-0721

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.4
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
10.0
4.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2011-0721

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2011-0721

Products affected by CVE-2011-0721

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