CVE-2002-0767

2002-08-12T04:00:00
ID CVE-2002-0767
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2008-09-05T20:28:00

Description

simpleinit on Linux systems does not close a read/write FIFO file descriptor before creating a child process, which allows the child process to cause simpleinit to execute arbitrary programs with root privileges.