CVE-2010-3435 Detail

Current Description

The (1) pam_env and (2) pam_mail modules in Linux-PAM (aka pam) before 1.1.2 use root privileges during read access to files and directories that belong to arbitrary user accounts, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information by leveraging this filesystem activity, as demonstrated by a symlink attack on the .pam_environment file in a user's home directory.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.altlinux.org/people/ldv/packages/?p=pam.git;a=commit;h=06f882f30092a39a1db867c9744b2ca8d60e4ad6 Patch 
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2011/000126.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/21/3 Patch 
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/27/10
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/27/4 Patch 
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/27/5 Patch 
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/27/7 Patch 
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/27/8
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/25/2 Patch 
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201206-31.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:220
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/24/2
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0819.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0891.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/516909/100/0/threaded
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0004.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0606
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=641335 Patch 

Weakness Enumeration

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-3435
NVD Published Date:
01/24/2011
NVD Last Modified:
01/03/2019
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.