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Signal Handler Race Condition

CVE-2020-14317

Severity Medium
Score 4.9/10

Summary

It was found that the issue for security flaw CVE-2019-3805 appeared again in a further version of JBoss Enterprise Application Platform - Continuous Delivery (EAP-CD) introducing regression. An attacker could exploit this by modifying the PID file in /var/run/jboss-eap/ allowing the init.d script to terminate any process as root.

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

CWE-364 - Signal Handler Race Condition

The software uses a signal handler that introduces a race condition.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published