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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-18226

The Gentoo net-im/jabberd2 package through 2.6.1 sets the ownership of /var/run/jabber to the jabber account, which might allow local users to kill arbitrary processes by leveraging access to this account for PID file modification before a root script executes a "kill -TERM `cat /var/run/jabber/filename.pid`" command.
Publish Date : 2018-03-12 Last Update Date : 2019-10-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 732

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-18226

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Jabberd2 Jabberd2 2.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Jabberd2 Jabberd2 1

- References For CVE-2017-18226

https://bugs.gentoo.org/631068 CONFIRM

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-18226

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


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