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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-3083

The (1) krshd and (2) v4rcp applications in (a) MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) up to 1.5, and 1.4.x before 1.4.4, when running on Linux and AIX, and (b) Heimdal 0.7.2 and earlier, do not check return codes for setuid calls, which allows local users to gain privileges by causing setuid to fail to drop privileges using attacks such as resource exhaustion.
Publish Date : 2006-08-09 Last Update Date : 2011-07-18
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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 399

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2006-07-06 2006-08-08
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-3083 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20063083 unix
RHSA-2006:0612: krb5 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060612 unix
The (1) krshd and (2) v4rcp applications in (a) MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) up to 1.5, and 1.4.x before 1.4.4, when running on... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9515 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-2006-3083

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Heimdal Heimdal 0.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application MIT Kerberos 5-1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Heimdal Heimdal 1
MIT Kerberos 5

- References For CVE-2006-3083

http://secunia.com/advisories/21402
SECUNIA 21402
http://secunia.com/advisories/21423
SECUNIA 21423
http://secunia.com/advisories/21436
SECUNIA 21436
http://secunia.com/advisories/21439
SECUNIA 21439
http://secunia.com/advisories/21441
SECUNIA 21441
http://secunia.com/advisories/21456
SECUNIA 21456
http://secunia.com/advisories/21461
SECUNIA 21461
http://secunia.com/advisories/21467
SECUNIA 21467
http://secunia.com/advisories/21527
SECUNIA 21527
http://secunia.com/advisories/21613
SECUNIA 21613
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016664
SECTRACK 1016664
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200608-21.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200608-21
http://secunia.com/advisories/21847
SECUNIA 21847
http://secunia.com/advisories/22291
SECUNIA 22291
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-211.htm CONFIRM
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200608-15.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200608-15
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1146
DEBIAN DSA-1146
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_20_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:020
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:139
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:139
http://www.pdc.kth.se/heimdal/advisory/2006-08-08/ CONFIRM
http://www.osvdb.org/27870
OSVDB 27870
http://www.osvdb.org/27869
OSVDB 27869
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/442599/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060808 MITKRB-SA-2006-001: multiple local privilege escalation vulnerabilities
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_22_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:022
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-334-1
UBUNTU USN-334-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19427
BID 19427 MIT Kerberos 5 Multiple Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-07-07
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/443498/100/100/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060816 UPDATED: MITKRB5-SA-2006-001: multiple local privilege escalation vulnerabilities
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3225
VUPEN ADV-2006-3225
http://web.mit.edu/Kerberos/advisories/MITKRB5-SA-2006-001-setuid.txt CONFIRM
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/580124
CERT-VN VU#580124
ftp://ftp.pdc.kth.se/pub/heimdal/src/heimdal-0.7.2-setuid-patch.txt CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0612.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0612

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-3083

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


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