Vulnerability CVE-2006-0071


Published: 2006-01-03   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The ebuild for pinentry before 0.7.2-r2 on Gentoo Linux sets setgid bits for pinentry programs, which allows local users to read or overwrite arbitrary files as gid 0.

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.6/10
9.2/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
None
Affected software
Gentoo -> App-crypt pinentry 
Gentoo -> Linux 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16120
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200601-01.xml
http://www.osvdb.org/22211
http://secunia.com/advisories/18284

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