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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-3232

pam-auth-update for PAM, as used in Ubuntu 8.10 and 9.4, and Debian GNU/Linux, does not properly handle an "empty selection" for system authentication modules in certain rare configurations, which causes any attempt to be successful and allows remote attackers to bypass authentication.
Publish Date : 2009-09-17 Last Update Date : 2009-09-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 287

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-3232

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 8.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 9.04 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 2

- References For CVE-2009-3232

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=519927 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-828-1
UBUNTU USN-828-1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/08/7
MLIST [oss-security] 20090908 CVE request - Debian/Ubuntu PAM auth module selection
http://secunia.com/advisories/36620
SECUNIA 36620
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36306
BID 36306 Ubuntu PAM Authentication Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2009-09-10
https://launchpad.net/bugs/410171 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-3232

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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