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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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/07/2006      View Analysis Description

Evaluator Description

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

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-0576
Original release date:
02/07/2006
Last revised:
10/18/2017
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 (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 Type Source Name
http://www.redhat.com/magazine/012oct05/features/oprofile/ External Source MISC http://www.redhat.com/magazine/012oct05/features/oprofile/
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/424325/100/0/threaded Exploit External Source BUGTRAQ 20060207 Arbitrary code execution via OProfile
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16536 External Source BID 16536
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10890 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10890

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10890
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10890

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