ID CVE-2005-2494
Summary kcheckpass in KDE 3.2.0 up to 3.4.2 allows local users to gain root access via a symlink attack on lock files.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 7.2 (as of 11-10-2017 - 01:30)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE
cvss-vector via4 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:19:07.188-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
description kcheckpass in KDE 3.2.0 up to 3.4.2 allows local users to gain root access via a symlink attack on lock files.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9388
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title kcheckpass in KDE 3.2.0 up to 3.4.2 allows local users to gain root access via a symlink attack on lock files.
version 29
redhat via4
advisories
bugzilla
id 166995
title CVE-2005-2494 kcheckpass privilege escalation
oval
OR
  • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux must be installed
    oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304026
  • AND
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304025
    • OR
      • AND
        • comment kdebase is earlier than 6:3.3.1-5.13
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060582001
        • comment kdebase is signed with Red Hat master key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060548002
      • AND
        • comment kdebase-devel is earlier than 6:3.3.1-5.13
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060582003
        • comment kdebase-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060548004
rhsa
id RHSA-2006:0582
released 2006-08-10
severity Low
title RHSA-2006:0582: kdebase security fix (Low)
rpms
  • kdebase-6:3.3.1-5.13
  • kdebase-debuginfo-6:3.3.1-5.13
  • kdebase-devel-6:3.3.1-5.13
refmap via4
bid 14736
bugtraq
  • 20050905 [KDE Security Advisory] kcheckpass local root vulnerability
  • 20050907 [ Suresec Advisories ] - Kcheckpass file creation vulnerability
confirm http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20050905-1.txt
debian DSA-815
mandrake MDKSA-2005:160
misc
secunia
  • 16692
  • 18139
  • 21481
ubuntu USN-176-1
Last major update 11-10-2017 - 01:30
Published 06-09-2005 - 23:03
Last modified 11-10-2017 - 01:30
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