CVE-2008-3825 Detail

Current Description

pam_krb5 2.2.14 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 and earlier, when the existing_ticket option is enabled, uses incorrect privileges when reading a Kerberos credential cache, which allows local users to gain privileges by setting the KRB5CCNAME environment variable to an arbitrary cache filename and running the (1) su or (2) sudo program. NOTE: there may be a related vector involving sshd that has limited relevance.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (09/28/2017)

This issue did not affect the version of pam_krb5 shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-12/msg00002.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:209
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0907.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/516397/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31534
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020978
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0003.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=461960
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45635
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10923
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-October/msg00150.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-October/msg00166.html

Weakness Enumeration

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

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3825
NVD Published Date:
10/03/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018
Source:
MITRE