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CVE-2003-0690 Detail

Description

KDM in KDE 3.1.3 and earlier does not verify whether the pam_setcred function call succeeds, which may allow attackers to gain root privileges by triggering error conditions within PAM modules, as demonstrated in certain configurations of the MIT pam_krb5 module.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/06/2003

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://cert.uni-stuttgart.de/archive/suse/security/2002/12/msg00101.html
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000747
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=106374551513499&w=2
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-388
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-443
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20030916-1.txt Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:091
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-270.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-286.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-287.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-288.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-289.html
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A193

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:193
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:193

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0690
NVD Published Date:
10/06/2003
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017