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Published 2014-04-10 00:55:10
Updated 2017-12-16 02:29:04
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: BypassGain privilege

Threat overview for CVE-2014-0166

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2014-0166
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2014-0166 57
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-0166

1.39%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 85 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-0166

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

CWE ids for CVE-2014-0166

  • When an actor claims to have a given identity, the product does not prove or insufficiently proves that the claim is correct.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2014-0166

Products affected by CVE-2014-0166

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