CVE-2016-6252

Published on: 02/17/2017 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:12 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Shadow from Shadow Project contain the following vulnerability:

Integer overflow in shadow 4.2.1 allows local users to gain privileges via crafted input to newuidmap.

  • CVE-2016-6252 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.8 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW LOW NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 4.6 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
oss-security - Re: subuid security patches for shadow package Mailing List
Third Party Advisory
www.openwall.com
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URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160719 Re: subuid security patches for shadow package
oss-security - subuid security patches for shadow package Mailing List
Third Party Advisory
www.openwall.com
text/html
URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160719 subuid security patches for shadow package
Bug 979282 – AUDIT-0: shadow subuids/subgids Issue Tracking
Patch
bugzilla.suse.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=979282
oss-security - Re: Re: [Pkg-shadow-devel] subuid security patches for shadow package Mailing List
Patch
Third Party Advisory
www.openwall.com
text/html
URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160725 Re: Re: [Pkg-shadow-devel] subuid security patches for shadow package
Shadow: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201706-02) — Gentoo Security security.gentoo.org
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URL Logo GENTOO GLSA-201706-02
Incorrect integer handling CVE-2016-6252 · Issue #27 · shadow-maint/shadow · GitHub Issue Tracking
Patch
Third Party Advisory
github.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM github.com/shadow-maint/shadow/issues/27
Shadow Multiple Local Security Vulnerabilities Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 92055
oss-security - Re: subuid security patches for shadow package Mailing List
Third Party Advisory
www.openwall.com
text/html
URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160720 Re: subuid security patches for shadow package
Debian -- Security Information -- DSA-3793-1 shadow www.debian.org
Depreciated Link
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URL Logo DEBIAN DSA-3793

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationShadow ProjectShadow4.2.1AllAllAll
ApplicationShadow ProjectShadow4.2.1AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:shadow_project:shadow:4.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:shadow_project:shadow:4.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: