CVE-2004-0884

Properties

Published:
26.01.2005
Updated:
21.08.2010
Patch available:
Severity:
High
CVSS vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Product:
conectiva: linux
conectiva: linux
cyrus: sasl
cyrus: sasl
cyrus: sasl
cyrus: sasl
cyrus: sasl
cyrus: sasl
cyrus: sasl
cyrus: sasl
cyrus: sasl
cyrus: sasl
cyrus: sasl
cyrus: sasl

Vulnerability description

The (1) libsasl and (2) libsasl2 libraries in Cyrus-SASL 2.1.18 and earlier trust the SASL_PATH environment variable to find all available SASL plug-ins, which allows local users to execute arbitrary code by modifying the SASL_PATH to point to malicious programs.

References:

BID: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/11347
DEBIAN: http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-563
FEDORA: https://bugzilla.fedora.us/show_bug.cgi?id=2137
XF: http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/17643
TRUSTIX: http://www.trustix.net/errata/2004/0053/
GENTOO: http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200410-05.xml
DEBIAN: http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-568
CIAC: http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/p-003.shtml
REDHAT: http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-546.html
OVAL: http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11678
APPLE: http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2005/Mar/msg00000.html
CONFIRM: http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=134657
MANDRAKE: http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:106
BUGTRAQ: http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=110693126007214&w=2