Upstream information

CVE-2008-3825 at MITRE

Description

pam_krb5 2.2.14 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 and earlier, when the existing_ticket option is enabled, uses incorrect privileges when reading a Kerberos credential cache, which allows local users to gain privileges by setting the KRB5CCNAME environment variable to an arbitrary cache filename and running the (1) su or (2) sudo program. NOTE: there may be a related vector involving sshd that has limited relevance.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.4
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 425861 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
  • pam_krb5 >= 2.4.4-4.5
  • pam_krb5-32bit >= 2.4.4-4.5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2
  • pam_krb5 >= 2.4.13-1.36
  • pam_krb5-32bit >= 2.4.13-1.36
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • pam_krb5 >= 2.3.1-47.10.15
  • pam_krb5-32bit >= 2.3.1-47.10.15
  • pam_krb5-x86 >= 2.3.1-47.10.15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • pam_krb5 >= 2.3.1-47.12.1
  • pam_krb5-32bit >= 2.3.1-47.12.1
  • pam_krb5-x86 >= 2.3.1-47.12.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
  • pam_krb5 >= 2.4.4-4.4
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • pam_krb5 >= 2.4.4-8.2
  • pam_krb5-32bit >= 2.4.4-8.2
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.1 GA pam_krb5
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • pam_krb5 >= 2.4.4-9.5
  • pam_krb5-32bit >= 2.4.4-9.5
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.2 GA pam_krb5
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • pam_krb5 >= 2.4.4-11.4
  • pam_krb5-32bit >= 2.4.4-11.4
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.3 GA pam_krb5
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • pam_krb5 >= 2.4.4-6.7
  • pam_krb5-32bit >= 2.4.4-6.7
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA pam_krb5