PAM_extern before 0.2 sends a password as a command line argument, which allows local users to obtain the password by listing the command line arguments, such as ps. NOTE: the provenance of this information is unknown; the details are obtained solely from third party information.
Published 2006-11-03 00:07:00
Updated 2017-07-20 01:33:53
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-5659

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-5659

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
2.1
LOW AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
3.9
2.9
NIST

Products affected by CVE-2006-5659

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