2006-2930 | Grid Engine Local Privilege Escalation (XFDB-26997 / 22974)

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A vulnerability was found in Grid Engine 5.3 and classified as problematic. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Unspecified vulnerability in Sun Grid Engine 5.3 and Sun N1 Grid Engine 6.0, when configured in Certificate Security Protocol (CSP) Mode, allows local users to shut down the grid service or gain access, even if access is denied.

The weakness was released 06/09/2006 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at sunsolve.sun.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2006-2930 since 06/09/2006. The exploitation is known to be easy. Attacking locally is a requirement. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 22974 (Solaris 10 (sparc) : 123038-01), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Solaris Local Security Checks.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (26997), Vulnerability Center (SBV-27509) and Tenable (22974).


VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.9
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.9

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Class: Unknown
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Nessus ID: 22974
Nessus Name: Solaris 10 (sparc) : 123038-01
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06/07/2006 🔍
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10/07/2010 +1431 days 🔍
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01/25/2016 +319 days 🔍
07/12/2021 +1995 days 🔍Advisory: sunsolve.sun.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2006-2930 (🔍)
X-Force: 26997
Vulnerability Center: 27509 – Sun Grid Engine 5.3 and Sun N1 Grid Engine 6.0 Allows Local Authentication Bypass, Low

Created: 03/12/2015 14:25
Updated: 07/12/2021 13:11
Changes: (1) source_nessus_risk
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