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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2013-4342: xinetd: Privilege escalation

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2013-4342: xinetd: Privilege escalation

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/09/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

xinetd does not enforce the user and group configuration directives for TCPMUX services, which causes these services to be run as root and makes it easier for remote attackers to gain privileges by leveraging another vulnerability in a service.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sys-apps-xinetd

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