National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0646
Original release date:02/11/2006
ld in SUSE Linux 9.1 through 10.0, and SLES 9, in certain circumstances when linking binaries, can leave an empty RPATH or RUNPATH, which allows local attackers to execute arbitrary code as other users via by running an ld-linked application from the current directory, which could contain an attacker-controlled library file.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
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External Source: SUSE
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
External Source: SECUNIA