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CVE-2006-2194 Detail

Description

The winbind plugin in pppd for ppp 2.4.4 and earlier does not check the return code from the setuid function call, which might allow local users to gain privileges by causing setuid to fail, such as exceeding PAM limits for the maximum number of user processes, which prevents the winbind NTLM authentication helper from dropping privileges.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/05/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2194
Original release date:
07/05/2006
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 (08/16/2006)

Not vulnerable. The winbind plugin is not shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1106 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-1106
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:119 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:119
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18849 Patch External Source BID 18849
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-310-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-310-1

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:samba:ppp:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.4.4

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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