CVE-2011-2910

NameCVE-2011-2910
DescriptionThe AX.25 daemon (ax25d) in ax25-tools before 0.0.8-13 does not check the return value of a setuid call. The setuid call is responsible for dropping privileges but if the call fails the daemon would continue to run with root privileges which can allow possible privilege escalation.
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
Debian Bugs638198

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ax25-tools (PTS)stretch0.0.10-rc4-1+deb9u1fixed
bullseye, sid, buster0.0.10-rc4-3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ax25-toolssource(unstable)0.0.8-13.2low638198

Notes

[lenny] - ax25-tools <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - ax25-tools <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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