KDE kdelibs before 4.14 and kauth before 5.1 does not properly use D-Bus for communication with a polkit authority, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions by leveraging a PolkitUnixProcess PolkitSubject race condition via a (1) setuid process or (2) pkexec process, related to CVE-2013-4288 and "PID reuse race conditions."
Published 2014-08-19 18:55:03
Updated 2014-10-16 07:22:55
Source MITRE
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Threat overview for CVE-2014-5033

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2014-5033
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 8200
IPs affected by CVE-2014-5033 34
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-5033

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

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-5033

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
6.9
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.4
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2014-5033

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