DescriptionCfingerd with ALLOW_EXECUTION enabled does not properly drop privileges when it executes a program on behalf of the user, allowing local users to gain root privileges.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)


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