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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-4342

xinetd does not enforce the user and group configuration directives for TCPMUX services, which causes these services to be run as root and makes it easier for remote attackers to gain privileges by leveraging another vulnerability in a service.
Publish Date : 2013-10-09 Last Update Date : 2013-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.6
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2013:1409: xinetd security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23557 unix
ELSA-2013:1409: xinetd security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24121 unix
RHSA-2013:1409: xinetd security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20131409 unix
RHSA-2013:1409: xinetd security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21037 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-2013-4342

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Xinetd Xinetd - Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Enterprise Linux 2
Xinetd Xinetd 1

- References For CVE-2013-4342

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1409.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:1409
https://github.com/xinetd-org/xinetd/pull/10 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1006100 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-4342

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


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