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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
Description 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."

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.2 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
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
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200903-39.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1021711
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-252767-1
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-070.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1721
http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/software/pam-krb5/security/2009-02-11.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/500892/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33740
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-719-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0410
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0426
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0979
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5669
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5732

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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0360
NVD Published Date:
02/13/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017