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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
Description Last Modified:  03/27/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.4 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:M/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 1.2


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): Multiple
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
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
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

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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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