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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-1248

Unspecified vulnerability in usermod in HP-UX B.11.00, B.11.11, and B.11.23, when run with certain options that involve a new home directory, might cause usermod to change the ownership of all directories and files under the new directory, which might result in less secure permissions than intended.
Publish Date : 2006-03-17 Last Update Date : 2017-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
HP-UX Usermod Local Unauthorized Access Vulnerability instead of usermod Recursive Ownership Error. oval:org.mitre.oval:def:772 unix
HP-UX usermod(1M) Local Unauthorized Access. oval:org.mitre.oval:def:785 unix
usermod Recursive Ownership Error (B.11.23) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1098 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-1248

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS HP Hp-ux 11.00 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS HP Hp-ux 11.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS HP Hp-ux 11.23 * Ia64 64-bit * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
HP Hp-ux 3

- References For CVE-2006-1248
XF hpux-usermod-unauthorized-access(25311)
SECTRACK 1015782
VUPEN ADV-2006-0997
SECTRACK 1015834
BID 17143 HP-UX Usermod Local Unauthorized Access Vulnerability Release Date:2007-06-27
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:785
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:772
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1098

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-1248

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