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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0750

Original release date: 04/06/2010
Last revised: 08/01/2013


pkexec.c in pkexec in libpolkit in PolicyKit 0.96 allows local users to determine the existence of arbitrary files via the argument.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:L/AU:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://launchpad.net/bugs/532852
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100401 CVE Request: policykit (minor)
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100401 Re: CVE Request: policykit (minor)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/PolicyKit/commit/?id=14bdfd816512a82b1ad258fa143ae5faa945df8a
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 39149
Type: Advisory
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201204-06
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 48817
External Source: XF
Name: policykit-pkexec-info-disc(57543)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=26982
Type: Patch Information; Exploit

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  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)