Executive Summary

Name CVE-2006-3378 First vendor Publication 2006-07-06
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2008-09-05

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 7.2 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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passwd command in shadow in Ubuntu 5.04 through 6.06 LTS, when called with the -f, -g, or -s flag, does not check the return code of a setuid call, which might allow local users to gain root privileges if setuid fails in cases such as PAM failures or resource limits.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3378

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Os 11

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2008-01-17 Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 1150-1 (shadow)
File : nvt/deb_1150_1.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
26995 shadow setuid Failure Local Privilege Escalation

Shadow contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue is triggered when passwd, called with the -f, -g, or -s option, did not check the result of the 'setuid' call. This flaw may lead to a loss of Confidentiality and Integrity.

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2007-11-10 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-308-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2006-10-14 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1150.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18850
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1150
OSVDB http://www.osvdb.org/26995
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/20950
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-308-1

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