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CVE-2006-5215 Detail

Description

The Xsession script, as used by X Display Manager (xdm) in NetBSD before 20060212, X.Org before 20060317, and Solaris 8 through 10 before 20061006, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files, or read another user's Xsession errors file, via a symlink attack on a /tmp/xses-$USER file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/10/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


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

Evaluator Solution

This vulnerability is addressed in the following product updates: X.org, xdm, 2006-03-17 NetBSD, NetBSD, Current 2006-02-12 Sun, Solaris, 10 2006-10-06

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
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017015
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102652-1
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-250.htm
http://www.netbsd.org/cgi-bin/query-pr-single.pl?number=32805
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5898
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/29427
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A2205

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2205
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2205

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:x.org:xdm:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 1.0.3
Configuration 2
OR
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4:*:alpha:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4:*:arm32:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4:*:sparc:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4:*:x86:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.1:*:alpha:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.1:*:arm32:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.1:*:sh3:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.1:*:sparc:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.1:*:x86:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.2:*:alpha:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.2:*:arm32:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.2:*:sparc:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.2:*:x86:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.5:*:sh3:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.5:*:x86:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.6:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:2.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:3.99.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) current
cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:8.0:*:sparc:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:8.0:*:x86:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:8.0:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:9.0:*:sparc:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:9.0:*:x86:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:9.0:x86_update_2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:10.0:*:sparc:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:sun:sunos:5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:sun:sunos:5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:sun:sunos:5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:sun:sunos:5.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:sun:sunos:5.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5215
NVD Published Date:
10/10/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018