CVE-2004-1116

NameCVE-2004-1116
DescriptionThe 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh

Notes

NOT-FOR-US: GIMPS

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