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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-2482

The pam_unix module in OpenPAM in NetBSD 4.0 before 4.0.2 and 5.0 before 5.0.1 allows local users to change the current root password if it is already known, even when they are not in the wheel group.
Publish Date : 2009-07-16 Last Update Date : 2017-08-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 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 None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-2482

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Netbsd Netbsd 4.0 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Netbsd Netbsd 4.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Netbsd Netbsd 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Netbsd Netbsd 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Netbsd Netbsd 4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Netbsd Netbsd 5.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Netbsd Netbsd 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Netbsd Netbsd 7

- References For CVE-2009-2482
XF netbsd-openpam-security-bypass(51312)
SECTRACK 1022432
BID 35465 NetBSD 'pam_unix' Root Password Change Local Security Bypass Weakness Release Date:2009-06-23

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2482

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