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cdrdao -- unspecified privilege escalation vulnerability

Affected packages
cdrdao < 1.2.0


VuXML ID d51a7e6e-c546-11d9-9aed-000e0c2e438a
Discovery 2005-05-13
Entry 2005-05-19

The developers of cdrdao report that there is a potential root exploit in the software. In order to be able to succesfully exploit this vulnerability cdrdao must be installed setuid root. When succesfully exploited a local user might get escalated privileges. By default this port is not installed setuid root.