Executive Summary

Name CVE-2011-4406 First vendor Publication 2014-04-16
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2014-04-17

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:N/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 3.6 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 4.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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The Ubuntu AccountsService package before 0.6.14-1git1ubuntu1.1 does not properly drop privileges when changing language settings, which allows local users to modify arbitrary files via unspecified vectors.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-4406

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15359
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15359
Title: USN-1351-1 -- AccountsService vulnerability
Description: accountsservice: query and manipulate user account information AccountsService could be made to overwrite files as the administrator.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): USN-1351-1
Version: 5
Platform(s): Ubuntu 11.10
Product(s): AccountsService
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Os 1

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2012-03-16 Name : Ubuntu Update for accountsservice USN-1351-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1351_1.nasl

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2012-02-01 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-1351-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
CONFIRM http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-branches/ubuntu/oneiric/accountsservice/o...
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1351-1

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Date Informations
2021-05-04 12:17:52
  • Multiple Updates
2021-04-22 01:21:10
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2020-05-23 01:47:32
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2020-05-23 00:32:13
  • Multiple Updates
2014-04-18 13:26:13
  • Multiple Updates
2014-04-17 00:17:22
  • First insertion