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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-6516

A Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability in MagniComp's Sysinfo before 10-H64 for Linux and UNIX platforms could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges. Parts of SysInfo require setuid-to-root access in order to access restricted system files and make restricted kernel calls. This access could be exploited by a local attacker to gain a root shell prompt using the right combination of environment variables and command line arguments.
Publish Date : 2017-03-14 Last Update Date : 2019-10-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
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) Gain privileges
CWE ID 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-6516

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Magnicomp Sysinfo * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Magnicomp Sysinfo 1

- References For CVE-2017-6516

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96934
BID 96934 MagniComp Sysinfo CVE-2017-6516 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2017-03-22
https://labs.mwrinfosecurity.com/advisories/multiple-vulnerabilities-in-magnicomps-sysinfo-root-setuid/
https://labs.mwrinfosecurity.com/advisories/magnicomps-sysinfo-root-setuid-local-privilege-escalation-vulnerability/
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/44150/
EXPLOIT-DB 44150
http://www.magnicomp.com/support/cve/CVE-2017-6516.shtml CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-6516

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


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