CVE-ID

CVE-2017-13649

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
UnrealIRCd 4.0.13 and earlier creates a PID file after dropping privileges to a non-root account, which might allow local users to kill arbitrary processes by leveraging access to this non-root account for PID file modification before a root script executes a "kill `cat /pathname`" command. NOTE: the vendor indicates that there is no common or recommended scenario in which a root script would execute this kill command.
References
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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Entry Created
20170823 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20170823)
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Proposed (Legacy)
N/A
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