CVE-2006-3083 Detail

Current Description

The (1) krshd and (2) v4rcp applications in (a) MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) up to 1.5, and 1.4.x before 1.4.4, when running on Linux and AIX, and (b) Heimdal 0.7.2 and earlier, do not check return codes for setuid calls, which allows local users to gain privileges by causing setuid to fail to drop privileges using attacks such as resource exhaustion.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (03/14/2007)

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

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.pdc.kth.se/pub/heimdal/src/heimdal-0.7.2-setuid-patch.txt
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200608-21.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016664
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-211.htm
http://web.mit.edu/Kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2006-001-setuid.txt Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1146
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200608-15.xml
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/580124 Patch  US Government Resource 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:139
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_20_sr.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_22_sr.html
http://www.pdc.kth.se/heimdal/advisory/2006-08-08/
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0612.html Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/442599/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/443498/100/100/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19427
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-334-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3225 Vendor Advisory 
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9515

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-3083
NVD Published Date:
08/09/2006
NVD Last Modified:
01/21/2020
Source:
MITRE