CVE-2011-0721

MEDIUM
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Description

Multiple CRLF injection vulnerabilities in (1) chfn and (2) chsh in shadow 1:4.1.4 allow local users to add new users or groups to /etc/passwd via the GECOS field.

References

http://osvdb.org/70895

http://secunia.com/advisories/42505

http://secunia.com/advisories/43345

http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2011&m=slackware-security.380014

http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2164

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46426

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1065-1

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0396

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0398

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0773

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/65564

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-02-19

Updated: 2017-08-17

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.4

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

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:debian:shadow:1\:4.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (4 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
79962GLSA-201412-09 : Multiple packages, Multiple vulnerabilities fixed in 2011NessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
54899Slackware 13.1 / current : shadow (SSA:2011-086-03)NessusSlackware Local Security Checks
medium
52027Debian DSA-2164-1 : shadow - insufficient input sanitizationNessusDebian Local Security Checks
medium
51997Ubuntu 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : shadow vulnerability (USN-1065-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium