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CVE-2007-0003 Detail

Description

pam_unix.so in Linux-PAM 0.99.7.0 allows context-dependent attackers to log into accounts whose password hash, as stored in /etc/passwd or /etc/shadow, has only two characters.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/23/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-0003
Original release date:
01/23/2007
Last revised:
07/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not 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 (01/24/2007)

Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the versions of pam as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_3_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:003
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2007-January/msg01271.html Vendor Advisory External Source MLIST [fedora-devel-list] 20070122 Re: rawhide report: 20070120 changes
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2007-January/msg01277.html Vendor Advisory External Source MLIST [fedora-devel-list] 20070122 Re: rawhide report: 20070120 changes
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22204 External Source BID 22204
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0323 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-0323
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/31739 External Source XF linuxpam-pamunix-security-bypass(31739)
https://www.redhat.com/archives/pam-list/2007-January/msg00017.html Vendor Advisory External Source MLIST [pam-list] 20070123 Linux-PAM 0.99.7.1 released

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:andrew_morgan:linux_pam:0.99.7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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