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CVE-2006-3084 Detail

Current Description

The (1) ftpd and (2) ksu programs in (a) MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) up to 1.5, and 1.4.x before 1.4.4, and (b) Heimdal 0.7.2 and earlier, do not check return codes for setuid calls, which might allow local users to gain privileges by causing setuid to fail to drop privileges. NOTE: as of 20060808, it is not known whether an exploitable attack scenario exists for these issues.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.pdc.kth.se/pub/heimdal/src/heimdal-0.7.2-setuid-patch.txt
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2376
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200608-21.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016664
http://web.mit.edu/Kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2006-001-setuid.txt
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/401660 US Government Resource
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_20_sr.html
http://www.pdc.kth.se/heimdal/advisory/2006-08-08/
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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:heimdal:heimdal:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
0.7.2
 cpe:2.3:a:mit:kerberos_5:1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mit:kerberos_5:1.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mit:kerberos_5:1.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mit:kerberos_5:1.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mit:kerberos_5:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-3084
NVD Published Date:
08/09/2006
NVD Last Modified:
01/21/2020