The scm_check_creds function in net/core/scm.c in the Linux kernel before 3.11 performs a capability check in an incorrect namespace, which allows local users to gain privileges via PID spoofing.
Published 2013-09-25 10:31:29
Updated 2023-11-15 02:51:28
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Threat overview for CVE-2013-4300

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Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 49152
IPs affected by CVE-2013-4300 158,072
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-4300

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-2013-4300

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.2
HIGH AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.9
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2013-4300

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

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Products affected by CVE-2013-4300

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