Executive Summary

Name CVE-2006-4447 First vendor Publication 2006-08-29
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2011-03-08

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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X.Org and XFree86, including libX11, xdm, xf86dga, xinit, xload, xtrans, and xterm, does not check the return values for setuid and seteuid calls when attempting to drop privileges, which might allow local users to gain privileges by causing those calls to fail, such as by exceeding a ulimit.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4447

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

Id Name
CAPEC-30 Hijacking a Privileged Thread of Execution
CAPEC-232 Exploitation of Privilege/Trust
CAPEC-234 Hijacking a privileged process

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 1
Application 4
Application 3
Application 1
Application 1
Application 1
Application 1
Application 1
Application 1

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2008-09-24 Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200608-25 (xorg-x11,xorg-server,xtrans,xload,xi...
File : nvt/glsa_200608_25.nasl
2008-09-24 Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200704-22 (BEAST)
File : nvt/glsa_200704_22.nasl
2008-01-17 Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 1193-1 (xfree86)
File : nvt/deb_1193_1.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
28239 X.Org X11 setuid() Failure Local Privilege Escalation

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2007-04-30 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200704-22.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2006-12-16 Name : The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandrake_MDKSA-2006-160.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2006-10-14 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1193.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2006-08-30 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200608-25.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19742
CERT-VN http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/300368
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1193
GENTOO http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200608-25.xml
MANDRIVA http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:160
MLIST http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg/2006-June/016146.html
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/21650
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3409

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