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Home » CVE Vulnerabilities » CVE-2006-2916

CVE-2006-2916 artswrapper in aRts, when running setuid

  • CVE ID: CVE-2006-2916
  • Vendors:
  • Date: November 30, -0001
  • Severity: Low
  • Impact score: 0.00
  • Exploit score: 0.00

artswrapper in aRts, when running setuid root on Linux 2.6.0 or later versions, does not check the return value of the setuid function call, which allows local users to gain root privileges by causing setuid to fail, which prevents artsd from dropping privileges.

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