ktsuss versions 1.4 and prior has the uid set to root and does not drop privileges prior to executing user specified commands, which can result in command execution with root privileges.
Published 2019-11-19 17:15:11
Updated 2019-11-21 18:55:05
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2011-2921

26.06%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 97 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2011-2921

  • ktsuss suid Privilege Escalation
    Disclosure Date: 2011-08-13
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    exploit/linux/local/ktsuss_suid_priv_esc
    This module attempts to gain root privileges by exploiting a vulnerability in ktsuss versions 1.4 and prior. The ktsuss executable is setuid root and does not drop privileges prior to executing user specified commands, resulting in command executio

CVSS scores for CVE-2011-2921

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
10.0
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
10.0
10.0
NIST
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2011-2921

References for CVE-2011-2921

Products affected by CVE-2011-2921

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