Affected configuration(s):


Date published: 2017-09-01T01:29:00.250-04:00

Date last modified: 2017-09-08T16:44:57.457-04:00

CVSS Score: 4.6

Principal attack vector: LOCAL

Complexity:  LOW

Reference URL:

Summary: MIMEDefang 2.80 and earlier creates a PID file after dropping privileges to a non-root account, which might allow local users to kill arbitrary processes by leveraging access to this non-root account for PID file modification before a root script executes a “kill `cat /pathname`” command, as demonstrated by the and scripts.


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