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CVE-2006-2452 Detail

Current Description

GNOME GDM 2.8, 2.12, 2.14, and 2.15, when the "face browser" feature is enabled, allows local users to access the "Configure Login Manager" functionality using their own password instead of the root password, which can be leveraged to gain additional privileges.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.7 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=343476
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2006-Jun/0003.html
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200606-14.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:100
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/436428
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18332
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2239
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/27018
https://usn.ubuntu.com/293-1/

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:gdm:2.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2452
NVD Published Date:
06/09/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/03/2018