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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-2921: ktsuss: Privilege escalation

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-2921: ktsuss: Privilege escalation

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/27/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
11/25/2019

Description

ktsuss versions 1.4 and prior has the uid set to root and does not drop privileges prior to executing user specified commands, which can result in command execution with root privileges.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-x11-misc-ktsuss

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