DescriptionKernel logging daemon (klogd) in Linux does not properly cleanse user-injected format strings, which allows local users to gain root privileges by triggering malformed kernel messages.
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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