CVE-2007-1716 Detail

Current 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.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed 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
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20070602-01-P.asc
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2007-September/065902.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-23.xml
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-526.htm
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0465.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0555.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0737.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3229
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=230823
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11483

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-1716
NVD Published Date:
03/27/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017
Source:
MITRE