CVE-2010-4707

MEDIUM

Description

The check_acl function in pam_xauth.c in the pam_xauth module in Linux-PAM (aka pam) 1.1.2 and earlier does not verify that a certain ACL file is a regular file, which might allow local users to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via a special file.

References

http://git.altlinux.org/people/ldv/packages/?p=pam.git;a=commit;h=Linux-PAM-1_1_2-2-gffe7058c70253d574b1963c7c93002bd410fddc9

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/03/1

http://secunia.com/advisories/49711

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201206-31.xml

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46045

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/65036

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-01-24

Updated: 2019-01-03

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM