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CVE-2024-6126 Design/Logic Flaw

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CVE Information

Original CVE data

Published:
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A flaw was found in the cockpit package. This flaw allows an authenticated user to kill any process when enabling the pam_env's user_readenv option, which leads to a denial of service (DoS) attack.

CWE: CWE-400
CVSS v2-
CVSS v3-
References
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2024-6126
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2292897
Affected Vendors

Basic Analysis

Common vulnerability metrics

Vulnerabilty type as detected by PRIOnengine

Design/Logic Flaw

CVSS Scores as calculated by PRIOnengine
CVSS v24
AV:N/AC:L/AU:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
CVSS v36.5
AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/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 - Endpoint Denial of Service
T1498 - Network Denial of Service
T1203 - Exploitation for Client Execution
T1059 - Command and Scripting Interpreter

Compliance Impact

How the submited vulnerability affects compliance

PCI DSS v3.2.1-6.5.5 - Improper Error Handling

Web Application Security Frameworks

Applicable if the issue likely affects a web application

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