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CVE-2006-0745 Detail

Current Description

X.Org server (xorg-server) 1.0.0 and later, X11R6.9.0, and X11R7.0 inadvertently treats the address of the geteuid function as if it is the return value of a call to geteuid, which allows local users to bypass intended restrictions and (1) execute arbitrary code via the -modulepath command line option or (2) overwrite arbitrary files via -logfile.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
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://securityreason.com/securityalert/606
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015793
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102252-1
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-078.htm
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:056
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_16_xorgx11server.html
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2006-March/msg00026.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/428183/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/428230/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17169 Exploit Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1017
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1028
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/25341
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1697

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:x.org:x11r6:6.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:x.org:x11r7:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:x.org:x11r7:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:2006:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:2006:*:x86_64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:fedora_core:core_5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:10.0:*:x86:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux:10.0:*:oss:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-0745
NVD Published Date:
03/20/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018