CVE-2006-0745

high
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Description

X.Org server (xorg-server) 1.0.0 and later, X11R6.9.0, and X11R7.0 inadvertently treats the address of the geteuid function as if it is the return value of a call to geteuid, which allows local users to bypass intended restrictions and (1) execute arbitrary code via the -modulepath command line option or (2) overwrite arbitrary files via -logfile.

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/19256

http://secunia.com/advisories/19307

http://secunia.com/advisories/19311

http://secunia.com/advisories/19316

http://secunia.com/advisories/19676

http://securityreason.com/securityalert/606

http://securitytracker.com/id?1015793

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102252-1

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-078.htm

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:056

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_16_xorgx11server.html

http://www.osvdb.org/24000

http://www.osvdb.org/24001

http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2006-March/msg00026.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/428183/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/428230/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17169

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1017

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1028

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/25341

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1697

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2006-03-21

Updated: 2018-10-19

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (3 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
21441FreeBSD : xorg-server -- privilege escalation (61534682-b8f4-11da-8e62-000e0c33c2dc)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
high
21114Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : xorg-x11 (MDKSA-2006:056)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
high
21101Fedora Core 5 : xorg-x11-server-1.0.1-9 (2006-172)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high