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CVE-2011-0536 Detail

Current Description

Multiple untrusted search path vulnerabilities in elf/dl-object.c in certain modified versions of the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6), including glibc-2.5-49.el5_5.6 and glibc-2.12-1.7.el6_0.3 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux, allow local users to gain privileges via a crafted dynamic shared object (DSO) in a subdirectory of the current working directory during execution of a (1) setuid or (2) setgid program that has $ORIGIN in (a) RPATH or (b) RUNPATH within the program itself or a referenced library. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2010-3847.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/426.html 'CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path'

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2011/msg00005.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/02/01/3 Patch
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/02/03/2 Patch
http://securitytracker.com/id?1025289
http://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=commit;h=96611391ad8823ba58405325d78cefeae5cdf699 Patch
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:178
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0412.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0413.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1009-2
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0863 Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=667974 Patch
https://launchpad.net/bugs/701783
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A13086

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
AND
OR
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.5-49.el5_5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.12-1.7.el6_0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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OR
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-0536
NVD Published Date:
04/08/2011
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2018