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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-3853

pam_namespace.c in the pam_namespace module in Linux-PAM (aka pam) before 1.1.3 uses the environment of the invoking application or service during execution of the namespace.init script, which might allow local users to gain privileges by running a setuid program that relies on the pam_namespace PAM check, as demonstrated by the sudo program.
Publish Date : 2011-01-24 Last Update Date : 2019-01-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
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) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
6.2
AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C 2010-10-14 2010-10-22
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2010-0891 -- pam security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28131 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2010-0819 -- pam security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27934 unix
ELSA-2010:0819: pam security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23155 unix
ELSA-2010:0891: pam security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23510 unix
RHSA-2010:0819: pam security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22164 unix
RHSA-2010:0819: pam security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100819 unix
RHSA-2010:0891: pam security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22188 unix
RHSA-2010:0891: pam security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100891 unix
VMware ESX/ESXi SLPD denial of service vulnerability and ESX third party updates for Service Console packages bind, pam,... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19576 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2010-3853

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Linux-pam Linux-pam 0.99.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Linux-pam Linux-pam 0.99.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Linux-pam Linux-pam 0.99.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Linux-pam Linux-pam 0.99.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Linux-pam Linux-pam 0.99.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Linux-pam Linux-pam 0.99.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Linux-pam Linux-pam 0.99.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Linux-pam Linux-pam 0.99.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Linux-pam Linux-pam 0.99.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Linux-pam Linux-pam 0.99.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Linux-pam Linux-pam 0.99.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Linux-pam Linux-pam 0.99.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Linux-pam Linux-pam 0.99.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Linux-pam Linux-pam 0.99.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Linux-pam Linux-pam 0.99.9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Linux-pam Linux-pam 0.99.10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Linux-pam Linux-pam 1.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Linux-pam Linux-pam 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Linux-pam Linux-pam 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Linux-pam Linux-pam 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Linux-pam Linux-pam 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Linux-pam Linux-pam 1.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Linux-pam Linux-pam 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Linux-pam Linux-pam 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux-pam Linux-pam 24

- References For CVE-2010-3853

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:220
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2010:220
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0819.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0819
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0891.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0891
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201206-31.xml
GENTOO GLSA-201206-31
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/516909/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20110308 VMSA-2011-0004 VMware ESX/ESXi SLPD denial of service vulnerability and ESX third party updates for Service Console packages bind, pam, and rpm.
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0004.html CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0606
VUPEN ADV-2011-0606
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2011/000126.html
MLIST [security-announce] 20110307 VMSA-2011-0004 VMware ESX/ESXi SLPD denial of service vulnerability and ESX third party updates for Service Console packages bind, pam, and rpm
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=643043 CONFIRM
http://pam.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/pam/Linux-PAM/modules/pam_namespace/pam_namespace.c?view=log#rev1.13 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-3853

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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