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CVE-2004-1116

Severity High
Score 7.2/10

Summary

The init scripts in Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS) 23.9 and earlier execute user-owned programs with root privileges, which allows local users to gain privileges by modifying the programs.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE

References

Advisory Timeline

  • Published