CVE-2017-5618

GNU screen before 4.5.1 allows local users to modify arbitrary files and consequently gain root privileges by leveraging improper checking of logfile permissions.

Published : 2017-03-20 16:59 Updated : 2019-10-03 00:03

7.2
CVSS Score More info
Score 7.2 / 10
7.2
Vendor Product Version URI
Gnu Screen 4.5.0 cpe:/a:gnu:screen:4.5.0
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CWE

ID Name Description Links
CWE-269 Improper Privilege Management The software does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor. CVE

History of changes

Date Event
2019-10-03 00:03
2017-03-20 16:59

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