CVE-2011-1946 Detail

Current Description

gnomesu-pam-backend in libgnomesu 1.0.0 prints an error message but proceeds with the non-error code path upon failure of the setgid or setuid function, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging access to two unprivileged user accounts, and running many processes under one of these accounts.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/30/2 Patch 
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/31/11 Patch 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48035
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=695627 Patch 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/67720

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1946
NVD Published Date:
07/07/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017
Source:
MITRE