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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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/09/2006      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-3083
Original release date:
08/09/2006
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.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
ftp://ftp.pdc.kth.se/pub/heimdal/src/heimdal-0.7.2-setuid-patch.txt External Source CONFIRM ftp://ftp.pdc.kth.se/pub/heimdal/src/heimdal-0.7.2-setuid-patch.txt
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200608-21.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200608-21
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016664 External Source SECTRACK 1016664
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-211.htm External Source CONFIRM 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 External Source CONFIRM http://web.mit.edu/Kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2006-001-setuid.txt
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1146 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1146
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200608-15.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200608-15
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/580124 Patch; US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#580124
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:139 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:139
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_20_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:020
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_22_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:022
http://www.pdc.kth.se/heimdal/advisory/2006-08-08/ External Source CONFIRM http://www.pdc.kth.se/heimdal/advisory/2006-08-08/
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0612.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2006:0612
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/442599/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20060808 MITKRB-SA-2006-001: multiple local privilege escalation vulnerabilities
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/443498/100/100/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20060816 UPDATED: MITKRB5-SA-2006-001: multiple local privilege escalation vulnerabilities
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19427 External Source BID 19427
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-334-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-334-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3225 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-3225
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9515 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9515

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9515
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9515

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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