ID CVE-2005-3629
Summary initscripts in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 does not properly handle certain environment variables when /sbin/service is executed, which allows local users with sudo permissions for /sbin/service to gain root privileges via unknown vectors.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0:*:advanced_server:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0:*:advanced_server:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0:*:enterprise_server:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0:*:enterprise_server:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0:*:workstation_server:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0:*:workstation_server:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:advanced_server:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:advanced_server:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:enterprise_server:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:enterprise_server:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:workstation:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:workstation:*:*:*:*:*
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 2013-04-29T04:12:16.197-04:00
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 3
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11782
  • comment CentOS Linux 3.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16651
  • 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 initscripts in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 does not properly handle certain environment variables when /sbin/service is executed, which allows local users with sudo permissions for /sbin/service to gain root privileges via unknown vectors.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11198
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title initscripts in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 does not properly handle certain environment variables when /sbin/service is executed, which allows local users with sudo permissions for /sbin/service to gain root privileges via unknown vectors.
version 29
redhat via4
advisories
  • bugzilla
    id 174849
    title CVE-2005-3629 root shell can be gained from service if ran through sudo
    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
      • comment initscripts is earlier than 0:7.93.24.EL-1.1
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060016001
      • comment initscripts is signed with Red Hat master key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060016002
    rhsa
    id RHSA-2006:0016
    released 2006-03-07
    severity Moderate
    title RHSA-2006:0016: initscripts security update (Moderate)
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2006:0015
rpms
  • initscripts-0:7.31.30.EL-1
  • initscripts-debuginfo-0:7.31.30.EL-1
  • initscripts-0:7.93.24.EL-1.1
  • initscripts-debuginfo-0:7.93.24.EL-1.1
refmap via4
bid 17038
sectrack 1015732
secunia
  • 19162
  • 19532
sgi 20060401-01-U
xf initscripts-service-gain-privileges(25374)
Last major update 11-10-2017 - 01:30
Published 31-12-2005 - 05:00
Last modified 11-10-2017 - 01:30
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