CVE-2006-0576 Detail

Current Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in opcontrol in OProfile 0.9.1 and earlier allows local users to execute arbitrary commands via a modified PATH that references malicious (1) which or (2) dirname programs. NOTE: while opcontrol normally is not run setuid, a common configuration suggests accessing opcontrol using sudo. In such a context, this is a vulnerability.


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Evaluator Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/426.html 'CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path'

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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (09/20/2006)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=207347 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/ This issue was fixed for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 in the following errata: http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHEA-2006-0355.html This issue does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.redhat.com/magazine/012oct05/features/oprofile/
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/424325/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16536
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10890

Weakness Enumeration

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-0576
NVD Published Date:
02/07/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018
Source:
MITRE