login in util-linux-2.12a skips pam_acct_mgmt and chauth_tok when authentication is skipped, such as when a Kerberos krlogin session has been established, which might allow users to bypass intended access policies that would be enforced by pam_acct_mgmt and chauth_tok.
Published 2007-03-04 22:19:00
Updated 2017-10-11 01:31:29
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-7108

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 29 %
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CVSS scores for CVE-2006-7108

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CWE ids for CVE-2006-7108

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Vendor statements for CVE-2006-7108

  • Red Hat 2007-09-07
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch. This flaw has been rated as having a low severity by the Red Hat Security Response Team. More information about this rating can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/ This flaw is currently being tracked via the following bugs: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=231449 https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=231448 The risks associated with fixing this bug are greater than the low severity security risk. We therefore currently have no plans to fix this flaw in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 and 3 which are in maintenance mode.

Products affected by CVE-2006-7108

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