Tedfelix acpid2 up to 2.0.16 access control

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in Tedfelix acpid2. Affected is some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-264. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was presented 08/29/2012 by otr (Website). The advisory is available at bugs.launchpad.net. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2011-2777 since 07/19/2011. Local access is required to approach this attack. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1068 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

A public exploit has been developed by otr and been published even before and not after the advisory. The exploit is shared for download at exploit-db.com. It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 263 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 70676 (GLSA-201310-20 : acpid2: Privilege escalation), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Gentoo Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 195181 (Ubuntu Security Notification for Acpid Vulnerabilities (USN-1296-1)).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (71702), Tenable (70676) and Exploit-DB (18228). See 61939 for similar entry.




CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.9
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.6

VulDB Base Score: 5.9
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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
Author: otr
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Nessus ID: 70676
Nessus Name: GLSA-201310-20 : acpid2: Privilege escalation
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OpenVAS ID: 70574
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 2362-1 (acpid)
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07/19/2011 🔍
12/07/2011 +141 days 🔍
12/08/2011 +1 days 🔍
12/10/2011 +2 days 🔍
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12/27/2011 +17 days 🔍
08/29/2012 +246 days 🔍
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10/29/2013 +426 days 🔍
03/23/2015 +510 days 🔍
12/12/2021 +2456 days 🔍


Advisory: bugs.launchpad.net
Researcher: otr
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2011-2777 (🔍)

X-Force: 71702
Vulnerability Center: 34136 - Acpid 2.0.10 and Earlier Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Caused by an Error in powerbtn.sh, High
SecurityFocus: 50945 - acpid Event Scripts Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM
Updated: 12/12/2021 06:50 PM
Changes: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM (62), 04/09/2017 01:09 PM (18), 12/12/2021 06:50 PM (3)
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