systemd 208 and prior
No Exploit Available
Remote Code Execution
Exploitation of this vulnerability is possible by forming a malicious request and sending it to the affected server. Remote attackers who successfully exploit this vulnerability will be able to execute arbitrary commands on the vulnerable system with the same rights as the web service.
Local Elevation of Privilege
Local attackers exploiting this vulnerability will be able to elevate their privileges on a system. Attackers will likely leverage this to hide their presence on the compromised system.
Denial of Service
Exploitation of this vulnerability will render the service on the affected system unresponsive for a limited time. This is a permanent denial of service, so attackers do not need to continue attacking the system to maintain the denial of service condition.
BeyondTrust Prevention and Detection:
BeyondTrust's Retina® Network Security Scanner scans devices to detect for this vulnerability.
- 30979 - systemd Multiple Vulnerabilities (20131009)
No mitigations exist.
- Original Advisory for CVE-2013-4391
- Original Advisory for CVE-2013-4392
- Original Advisory for CVE-2013-4393
- Original Advisory for CVE-2013-4394