DescriptionThe (1) ftpd and (2) ksu programs in (a) MIT Kerberos 5 (krb5) up to 1.5, and 1.4.x before 1.4.4, and (b) Heimdal 0.7.2 and earlier, do not check return codes for setuid calls, which might allow local users to gain privileges by causing setuid to fail to drop privileges. NOTE: as of 20060808, it is not known whether an exploitable attack scenario exists for these issues.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SR:2006:020, published Mon, 14 Aug 2006 17:00:00 +0000
- TID3277932, published Sa 3. MÃ¤r 10:24:24 CET 2018
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 03:22:20 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:34 2022