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CVE-2006-2607 Detail

Current Description

do_command.c in Vixie cron (vixie-cron) 4.1 does not check the return code of a setuid call, which might allow local users to gain root privileges if setuid fails in cases such as PAM failures or resource limits, as originally demonstrated by a program that exceeds the process limits as defined in /etc/security/limits.conf.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/25/2006      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2607
Original release date:
05/25/2006
Last revised:
10/10/2017
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 (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=134194 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=134194
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200606-07.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200606-07
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016480 External Source SECTRACK 1016480
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-168.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-168.htm
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006-05-32.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:027
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0539.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2006:0539
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/435033/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20060525 rPSA-2006-0082-1 vixie-cron
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18108 External Source BID 18108
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-778-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-778-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2075 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-2075
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=178431 Exploit; Patch External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=178431
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26691 External Source XF vixie-cron-docommand-gain-privilege(26691)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10213 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10213

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10213
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10213

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:paul_vixie:vixie_cron:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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