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CVE-2006-5215 Detail

Current 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
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:x.org:xdm
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.0.3

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.0
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.1
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.2
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.2.1
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.3
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.3.1
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.3.2
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.3.3
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4::alpha
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4::arm32
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4::sparc
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4::x86
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.1
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.1::alpha
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.1::arm32
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.1::sh3
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.1::sparc
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.1::x86
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.2
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.2::alpha
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.2::arm32
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.2::sparc
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.2::x86
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.4.3
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.5
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.5::sh3
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.5::x86
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.5.1
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.5.2
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.5.3
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.6
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.6:beta
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.6.1
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.6.2
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:2.0
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:2.0.1
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:2.0.2
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:2.0.3
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:2.1
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:3.0
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:3.99.15
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:4.0
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
current
 cpe:/o:sun:solaris:8.0::sparc
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:sun:solaris:8.0::x86
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:sun:solaris:8.0:beta
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:sun:solaris:9.0::sparc
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:sun:solaris:9.0::x86
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:sun:solaris:9.0:x86_update_2
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:sun:solaris:10.0::sparc
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:sun:sunos:5.8
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:sun:sunos:5.9
     Show Matching CPE(s)


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