CVE-2014-5284

2014-12-01T20:59:04
ID CVE-2014-5284
Type cve
Reporter NVD
Modified 2014-12-02T09:08:15

Description

host-deny.sh in OSSEC before 2.8.1 writes to temporary files with predictable filenames without verifying ownership, which allows local users to modify access restrictions in hosts.deny and gain root privileges by creating the temporary files before automatic IP blocking is performed.