Vulnerability CVE-2006-1174


Published: 2006-05-28   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
useradd in shadow-utils before 4.0.3, and possibly other versions before 4.0.8, does not provide a required argument to the open function when creating a new user mailbox, which causes the mailbox to be created with unpredictable permissions and possibly allows attackers to read or modify the mailbox.

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
3.7/10
6.4/10
1.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
High
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Debian -> Shadow-utils 

 References:
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20070602-01-P.asc
http://cvs.pld.org.pl/shadow/NEWS?rev=1.109
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2007-September/065902.html
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-249.htm
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200606-02.xml
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/312692
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:090
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0276.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0431.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/468336/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18111
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018221
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2006
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3229
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26958
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1357
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10807

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