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.
Published 2006-08-09 10:04:00
Updated 2020-01-21 15:45:33
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-3083

0.05%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 11 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-3083

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.2
HIGH AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.9
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2006-3083

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Vendor statements for CVE-2006-3083

  • Red Hat 2007-03-14
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

References for CVE-2006-3083

Products affected by CVE-2006-3083

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