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.


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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

Weakness Enumeration

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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
Source:
MITRE