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CVE-2006-0151 Detail

Description

sudo 1.6.8 and other versions does not clear the PYTHONINSPECT environment variable, which allows limited local users to gain privileges via a Python script, a variant of CVE-2005-4158.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/09/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-0151
Original release date:
01/09/2006
Last revised:
04/02/2010
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 (01/24/2008)

We do not consider this to be a security issue. http:bugzilla.redhat.combugzillashow_bug.cgi?id=139478#c1

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.421822 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2006-045-08
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-946 External Source DEBIAN DSA-946
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:159 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:159
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_02_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:002
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16184 Exploit External Source BID 16184
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0010 External Source TRUSTIX 2006-0010
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-235-2 External Source UBUNTU USN-235-2

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.5.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.4_p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.4_p2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.5_p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.5_p2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.7_p5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 2
OR
cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:4.1:*:ia64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:4.1:*:ppc:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:5.04:*:amd64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:5.04:*:i386:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:5.04:*:powerpc:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:5.10:*:amd64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:5.10:*:i386:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:5.10:*:powerpc:*:*:*:*:*

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