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CVE-2010-0832 Detail

Current Description

pam_motd (aka the MOTD module) in libpam-modules before 1.1.0-2ubuntu1.1 in PAM on Ubuntu 9.10 and libpam-modules before 1.1.1-2ubuntu5 in PAM on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS allows local users to change the ownership of arbitrary files via a symlink attack on .cache in a user's home directory, related to "user file stamps" and the motd.legal-notice file.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
http://twitter.com/jonoberheide/statuses/18009527979
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/14273 Exploit
http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/Ubuntu-closes-root-hole-1034618.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/41465 Exploit Patch
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-959-1 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1747 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/60194

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:9.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0832
NVD Published Date:
07/12/2010
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017