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CVE-2007-1716 Detail

Description

pam_console does not properly restore ownership for certain console devices when there are multiple users logged into the console and one user logs out, which might allow local users to gain privileges.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/27/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-1716
Original release date:
03/27/2007
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
3.4 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:M/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
1.2
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Multiple levels required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized 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 (04/09/2007)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=233581 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20070602-01-P.asc External Source SGI 20070602-01-P
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2007-September/065902.html External Source FULLDISC 20070920 VMSA-2007-0006 Critical security updates for all supported versions of VMware ESX Server, VMware Server, VMware Workstation, VMware ACE, and VMware Player
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-23.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200711-23
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-526.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-526.htm
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0465.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0465
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0555.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0555
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0737.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0737
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3229 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3229
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=230823 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=230823
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11483 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11483

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11483
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11483

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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