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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-2709

libgssapi and libgssglue before 0.4 do not properly check privileges, which allows local users to load untrusted configuration files and execute arbitrary code via the GSSAPI_MECH_CONF environment variable, as demonstrated using mount.nfs.
Publish Date : 2012-06-21 Last Update Date : 2013-03-01
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.2
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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-2709

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Umich Libgssapi 0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Umich Libgssapi 0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Umich Libgssapi 0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Umich Libgssglue 0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Umich Libgssglue 0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Umich Libgssglue 0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Umich Libgssapi 3
Umich Libgssglue 3

- References For CVE-2011-2709

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-June/082072.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2012-8067
http://secunia.com/advisories/45075
SECUNIA 45075
http://lwn.net/Alerts/449415/
SUSE SUSE-SU-2011:0696
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-June/082297.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2012-7971
http://secunia.com/advisories/50973
SECUNIA 50973
http://secunia.com/advisories/50785
SECUNIA 50785
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/07/21/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20110721 CVE Request -- libgssapi, libgssglue -- Ability to load untrusted configuration file, when loading GSS mechanisms and their definitions during initialization
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=694598
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48490
BID 48490 libgssglue 'GSSAPI_MECH_CONF' Environment Variable Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2013-04-09
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/08/12/10
MLIST [oss-security] 20110812 Re: CVE Request -- libgssapi, libgssglue -- Ability to load untrusted configuration file, when loading GSS mechanisms and their definitions during initialization
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/07/22/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20110722 Re: CVE Request -- libgssapi, libgssglue -- Ability to load untrusted configuration file, when loading GSS mechanisms and their definitions during initialization
http://www.citi.umich.edu/projects/nfsv4/linux/libgssglue/libgssglue-0.4.tar.gz CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-2709

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


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