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CVE-2006-7108 Detail

Description

login in util-linux-2.12a skips pam_acct_mgmt and chauth_tok when authentication is skipped, such as when a Kerberos krlogin session has been established, which might allow users to bypass intended access policies that would be enforced by pam_acct_mgmt and chauth_tok.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/04/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-7108
Original release date:
03/04/2007
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.1 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
2.7
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/07/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch. This flaw has been rated as having a low severity by the Red Hat Security Response Team. More information about this rating can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/ This flaw is currently being tracked via the following bugs: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=231449 https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=231448 The risks associated with fixing this bug are greater than the low severity security risk. We therefore currently have no plans to fix this flaw in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 and 3 which are in maintenance mode.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-252.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-252.htm
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:111 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:111
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0235.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0235
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24321 External Source BID 24321
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=177331 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=177331
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1359 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1359
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9689 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9689

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9689
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9689

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:andries_brouwer:util-linux:2.12a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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