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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-7108

login in util-linux-2.12a skips pam_acct_mgmt and chauth_tok when authentication is skipped, such as when a Kerberos krlogin session has been established, which might allow users to bypass intended access policies that would be enforced by pam_acct_mgmt and chauth_tok.
Publish Date : 2007-03-04 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.1
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 264

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch. This flaw has been rated as having a low severity by the Red Hat Security Response Team. More information about this rating can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/ This flaw is currently being tracked via the following bugs: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=231449 https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=231448 The risks associated with fixing this bug are greater than the low severity security risk. We therefore currently have no plans to fix this flaw in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 and 3 which are in maintenance mode.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2006-01-09 2006-01-09
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
login in util-linux-2.12a skips pam_acct_mgmt and chauth_tok when authentication is skipped, such as when a Kerberos krl... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9689 unix
RHSA-2007:0235: util-linux security and bug fix update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070235 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-2006-7108

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Andries Brouwer Util-linux 2.12a Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Andries Brouwer Util-linux 1

- References For CVE-2006-7108

http://secunia.com/advisories/25530
SECUNIA 25530
http://secunia.com/advisories/25935
SECUNIA 25935
http://secunia.com/advisories/25692
SECUNIA 25692
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-252.htm CONFIRM
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:111
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:111
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0235.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0235
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24321
BID 24321 Util-linux Login Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2007-07-03
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=177331 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/25098
SECUNIA 25098
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1359 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-7108

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


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