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CVE-2004-0806 Detail

Description

cdrecord in the cdrtools package before 2.01, when installed setuid root, does not properly drop privileges before executing a program specified in the RSH environment variable, which allows local users to gain privileges.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/31/2004

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-0806
Original release date:
12/31/2004
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/30/2006)

Not vulnerable. cdrecord is not shipped setuid and does not need to be made setuid with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4 packages.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060401-01-U External Source SGI 20060401-01-U
http://seclists.org/lists/bugtraq/2004/Sep/0097.html Exploit External Source BUGTRAQ 20040909 Bugtraq: cdrecord local root exploit
http://securitytracker.com/id?1011091 External Source SECTRACK 1011091
http://www.derkeiler.com/Mailing-Lists/securityfocus/bugtraq/2004-09/0108.html Exploit External Source BUGTRAQ 20040910 CAU-EX-2004-0002: cdrecord-suidshell.sh
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/700326 Third Party Advisory; US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#700326
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:091 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2004:091
http://www.securityfocus.org/bid/11075 Exploit; Patch External Source BID 11075
https://bugzilla.fedora.us/show_bug.cgi?id=2058 External Source FEDORA FLSA:2058
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/17303 External Source XF cdrecord-rsh-gain-privileges(17303)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9805 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9805

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9805
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9805

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