in OSSEC before 2.8.1 writes to temporary files with predictable filenames without verifying ownership, which allows local users to modify access restrictions in hosts.deny and gain root privileges by creating the temporary files before automatic IP blocking is performed.
Published 2014-12-02 01:59:05
Updated 2014-12-02 14:08:15
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-5284

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 11 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-5284

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2014-5284

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References for CVE-2014-5284

Products affected by CVE-2014-5284

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