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CVE-2016-10151 Detail

Current Description

The hesiod_init function in lib/hesiod.c in Hesiod 3.2.1 compares EUID with UID to determine whether to use configurations from environment variables, which allows local users to gain privileges via the (1) HESIOD_CONFIG or (2) HES_DOMAIN environment variable and leveraging certain SUID/SGUID binary.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.0 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/21/1 Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90952
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1332508 Issue Tracking
https://github.com/achernya/hesiod/pull/9 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201805-01

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:hesiod_project:hesiod:3.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-10151
NVD Published Date:
03/01/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/21/2018