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CVE-2023-41915 Race condition

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CVE Information

Original CVE data

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OpenPMIx PMIx before 4.2.6 and 5.0.x before 5.0.1 allows attackers to obtain ownership of arbitrary files via a race condition during execution of library code with UID 0.

CWE: CWE-362
CVSS v2-
CVSS v38.1
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
References
https://docs.openpmix.org/en/latest/security.html
https://github.com/openpmix/openpmix/releases/tag/v5.0.1
https://github.com/openpmix/openpmix/releases/tag/v4.2.6
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2023/10/msg00048.html
https://www.debian.org/security/2023/dsa-5547
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce%40lists.fedoraproject.org/message/IFKIY6SNC3KQNZMVROWMIW6DI5XPNKQX/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce%40lists.fedoraproject.org/message/SYJ7IRNR6NHJMTNOV3E3W3D5MLDRDCJX/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce%40lists.fedoraproject.org/message/YDLWSMQYXF2ZGOQKCG26H6ZZA5FEH7HX/
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2024/07/10/3
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2024/07/10/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2024/07/10/6
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2024/07/11/3
Affected Vendors

Debian - (1)

Fedoraproject - (1)

Openpmix - (1)

Basic Analysis

Common vulnerability metrics

Vulnerabilty type as detected by PRIOnengine

Race condition

CVSS Scores as calculated by PRIOnengine
CVSS v26.8
AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS v38.1
AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
MITRE CWE Top 25

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Exploits

No exploit code is reported to exist.

Active Exploitation

Vulnerability is not in CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog. See the KEV Catalog

Social Network Activity

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Threat Actor Activity

No sightings of the vulnerability within threat reports.

Cybersecurity Frameworks

How the vulnerability maps against various cybersecurity frameworks

T1499.004 - Endpoint Denial of Service (Application or System Exploitation)
T1203 - Exploitation for Client Execution
T1059 - Command and Scripting Interpreter

Compliance Impact

How the submited vulnerability affects compliance

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Web Application Security Frameworks

Applicable if the issue likely affects a web application

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