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CVE-2009-0360 Detail

Description

Russ Allbery pam-krb5 before 3.13, when linked against MIT Kerberos, does not properly initialize the Kerberos libraries for setuid use, which allows local users to gain privileges by pointing an environment variable to a modified Kerberos configuration file, and then launching a PAM-based setuid application.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/13/2009

Evaluator Description

Per vendor advisory: http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/software/pam-krb5/security/2009-02-11.html "This advisory is only for my pam-krb5 module, as distributed from my web site and packaged by Debian, Ubuntu, and Gentoo."

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0360
Original release date:
02/13/2009
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.2 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (02/13/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of the pam_krb5 package, as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200903-39.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200903-39
http://securitytracker.com/id?1021711 External Source SECTRACK 1021711
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-252767-1 External Source SUNALERT 252767
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-070.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-070.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1721 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1721
http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/software/pam-krb5/security/2009-02-11.html Vendor Advisory External Source MISC http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/software/pam-krb5/security/2009-02-11.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/500892/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20090211 pam-krb5 security advisory (3.12 and earlier)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33740 External Source BID 33740
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-719-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-719-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0410 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-0410
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0426 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-0426
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0979 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-0979
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5669 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5669
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5732 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5732

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5669
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5669
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5732
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5732

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