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CVE-2006-7098 Detail

Description

The Debian GNU/Linux 033_-F_NO_SETSID patch for the Apache HTTP Server 1.3.34-4 does not properly disassociate httpd from a controlling tty when httpd is started interactively, which allows local users to gain privileges to that tty via a CGI program that calls the TIOCSTI ioctl.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/03/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-7098
Original release date:
03/03/2007
Last revised:
07/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.6 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
2.7
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
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 (03/05/2007)

Not vulnerable. This issue was specific to a Debian patch to Apache HTTP Server.

Official Statement from Apache (07/02/2008)

This issue did not affect the upstream Apache HTTP Server versions.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2007-02/0579.html External Source FULLDISC 20070226 Local user to root escalation in apache 1.3.34 (Debian only)
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=357561 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=357561
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22732 External Source BID 22732
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/32708 External Source XF debian-apache-tty-privilege-escalation(32708)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
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cpe:2.3:a:debian:apache:1.3.34.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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