An issue was discovered in Quagga through 1.2.4. Unsafe chown/chmod operations in the suggested spec file allow users (with control of the non-root-owned directory /etc/quagga) to escalate their privileges to root upon package installation or update.
Published 2021-11-19 19:15:09
Updated 2022-07-12 17:42:04
Source MITRE
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Threat overview for CVE-2021-44038

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2021-44038
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 2601
IPs affected by CVE-2021-44038 40,885
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-44038

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-44038

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.2
HIGH AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.9
10.0
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2021-44038

References for CVE-2021-44038

Products affected by CVE-2021-44038

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