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CVE-2016-10152Date: (C)2017-03-31   (M)2018-11-22


The read_config_file function in lib/hesiod.c in Hesiod 3.2.1 falls back to the ".athena.mit.edu" default domain when opening the configuration file fails, which allows remote attackers to gain root privileges by poisoning the DNS cache.

CVSS Score and Metrics +CVSS Score and Metrics -

CVSS V3 Severity:CVSS V2 Severity:
CVSS Score : 9.8CVSS Score : 10.0
Exploit Score: 3.9Exploit Score: 10.0
Impact Score: 5.9Impact Score: 10.0
 
CVSS V3 Metrics:CVSS V2 Metrics:
Attack Vector: NETWORKAccess Vector: NETWORK
Attack Complexity: LOWAccess Complexity: LOW
Privileges Required: NONEAuthentication: NONE
User Interaction: NONEConfidentiality: COMPLETE
Scope: UNCHANGEDIntegrity: COMPLETE
Confidentiality: HIGHAvailability: COMPLETE
Integrity: HIGH 
Availability: HIGH 
  
Reference:
BID-90952
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/21/1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1332493
https://github.com/achernya/hesiod/pull/10

CWE    1
CWE-264
OVAL    3
oval:org.secpod.oval:def:115270
oval:org.secpod.oval:def:115370
oval:org.secpod.oval:def:115267

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