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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-14483

flower.initd in the Gentoo dev-python/flower package before 0.9.1-r1 for Celery Flower sets PID file ownership to a non-root account, which might allow local users to kill arbitrary processes by leveraging access to this non-root account for PID file modification before a root script executes a "kill `cat /pathname`" command.
Publish Date : 2017-09-15 Last Update Date : 2019-10-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 362

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-14483

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gentoo Dev-python-flower 0.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gentoo Dev-python-flower 1

- References For CVE-2017-14483

https://bugs.gentoo.org/631020 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-14483

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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