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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-3629

initscripts in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 does not properly handle certain environment variables when /sbin/service is executed, which allows local users with sudo permissions for /sbin/service to gain root privileges via unknown vectors.
Publish Date : 2005-12-31 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2005-12-02 2005-03-07
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
initscripts in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 does not properly handle certain environment variables when /sbin/service is e... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11198 unix
RHSA-2006:0015: initscripts security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060015 unix
RHSA-2006:0016: initscripts security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060016 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-3629

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Advanced Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Enterprise Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Workstation Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Workstation Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Advanced Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Enterprise Server Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Enterprise Linux 6

- References For CVE-2005-3629

http://secunia.com/advisories/19532
SECUNIA 19532
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060401-01-U
SGI 20060401-01-U
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0015.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0015
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/25374
XF initscripts-service-gain-privileges(25374)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17038
BID 17038 Red Hat Initscripts Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2006-04-05
http://secunia.com/advisories/19162
SECUNIA 19162
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015732
SECTRACK 1015732
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0016.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0016

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-3629

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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