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CVE-2010-4706 Detail

Current Description

The pam_sm_close_session function in pam_xauth.c in the pam_xauth module in Linux-PAM (aka pam) 1.1.2 and earlier does not properly handle a failure to determine a certain target uid, which might allow local users to delete unintended files by executing a program that relies on the pam_xauth PAM check.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.altlinux.org/people/ldv/packages/?p=pam.git;a=commit;h=Linux-PAM-1_1_2-3-g05dafc06cd3dfeb7c4b24942e4e1ae33ff75a123 Patch
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/03/1 Patch
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201206-31.xml
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46045
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/65035

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:1.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:1.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.1.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-4706
NVD Published Date:
01/24/2011
NVD Last Modified:
01/03/2019