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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0360

Russ Allbery pam-krb5 before 3.13, when linked against MIT Kerberos, does not properly initialize the Kerberos libraries for setuid use, which allows local users to gain privileges by pointing an environment variable to a modified Kerberos configuration file, and then launching a PAM-based setuid application.
Publish Date : 2009-02-13 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.2
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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 287

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of the pam_krb5 package, as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
A Security Vulnerability in the Solaris Kerberos PAM Module May Allow Use of a User Specified Kerberos Configuration Fil... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5732 unix
DSA-1721 libpam-krb5 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8149 unix
DSA-1721-1 libpam-krb5 -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13723 unix
HP-UX Running PAM Kerberos, Local Privilege Escalation, Unauthorized Access oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5669 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-2009-0360

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Eyrie Pam-krb5 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Eyrie Pam-krb5 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Eyrie Pam-krb5 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Eyrie Pam-krb5 2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Eyrie Pam-krb5 2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Eyrie Pam-krb5 2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Eyrie Pam-krb5 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Eyrie Pam-krb5 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Eyrie Pam-krb5 3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Eyrie Pam-krb5 3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Eyrie Pam-krb5 3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Eyrie Pam-krb5 3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Eyrie Pam-krb5 3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Eyrie Pam-krb5 3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Eyrie Pam-krb5 3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Eyrie Pam-krb5 3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Eyrie Pam-krb5 3.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Eyrie Pam-krb5 3.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Eyrie Pam-krb5 3.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Eyrie Pam-krb5 3.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Eyrie Pam-krb5 20

- References For CVE-2009-0360

http://secunia.com/advisories/33914
SECUNIA 33914
http://secunia.com/advisories/33917
SECUNIA 33917
http://secunia.com/advisories/34260
SECUNIA 34260
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1721
DEBIAN DSA-1721
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-070.htm CONFIRM
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-252767-1
SUNALERT 252767
http://securitytracker.com/id?1021711
SECTRACK 1021711
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200903-39.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200903-39
http://secunia.com/advisories/34449
SECUNIA 34449
http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/software/pam-krb5/security/2009-02-11.html
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2009/0426
VUPEN ADV-2009-0426
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/500892/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20090211 pam-krb5 security advisory (3.12 and earlier)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33740
BID 33740 pam-krb5 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2014-12-24
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-719-1
UBUNTU USN-719-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0979
VUPEN ADV-2009-0979
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2009/0410
VUPEN ADV-2009-0410

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0360

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


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