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CVE-2006-1057 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in daemon/slave.c in gdm before 2.14.1 allows local users to gain privileges via a symlink attack when gdm performs chown and chgrp operations on the .ICEauthority file.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  04/24/2006      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-1057
Original release date:
04/24/2006
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
3.7 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/19/2006)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=188302 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 does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 and 3.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://cvs.gnome.org/viewcvs/gdm2/daemon/slave.c?r1=1.260&r2=1.261 External Source CONFIRM http://cvs.gnome.org/viewcvs/gdm2/daemon/slave.c?r1=1.260&r2=1.261
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1040 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-1040
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:083 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:083
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0286.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0286
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17635 External Source BID 17635
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-278-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-278-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1465 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-1465
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=188303 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=188303
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26092 External Source XF gdm-slavec-symlink(26092)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10092 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10092
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2006-April/msg00160.html Patch External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2006-338

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10092
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10092

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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