CVE-2008-1946 Detail

Current Description

The default configuration of su in /etc/pam.d/su in GNU coreutils 5.2.1 allows local users to gain the privileges of a (1) locked or (2) expired account by entering the account name on the command line, related to improper use of the pam_succeed_if.so module.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0780.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020552
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30363
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43993
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10029

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1946
NVD Published Date:
07/28/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.