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CVE 2013-6825

(1) movescu.cc and (2) storescp.cc in dcmnet/apps/, (3) dcmnet/libsrc/scp.cc, (4) dcmwlm/libsrc/wlmactmg.cc, (5) dcmprscp.cc and (6) dcmpsrcv.cc in dcmpstat/apps/, (7) dcmpstat/tests/msgserv.cc, and (8) dcmqrdb/apps/dcmqrscp.cc in DCMTK 3.6.1 and earlier does not check the return value of the setuid system call, which allows local users to gain privileges by creating a large number of processes.

See the CVE page on Mitre.org for more details.