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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-0646

ld in SUSE Linux 9.1 through 10.0, and SLES 9, in certain circumstances when linking binaries, can leave an empty RPATH or RUNPATH, which allows local attackers to execute arbitrary code as other users via by running an ld-linked application from the current directory, which could contain an attacker-controlled library file.
Publish Date : 2006-02-11 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-0646 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2006-0646

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.0 Enterprise Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.1 Personal Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.1 Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.1 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.2 Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.2 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.2 Personal Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.3 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.3 Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.3 Personal Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Suse Suse Linux 10.0 Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Suse Suse Linux 11

- References For CVE-2006-0646
BID 16581 SUSE LD Insecure RPATH / RUNPATH Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2006-02-10
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:007

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-0646

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