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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-3364

Original release date: 11/04/2011
Last revised: 01/18/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Incomplete blacklist vulnerability in the svEscape function in settings/plugins/ifcfg-rh/shvar.c in the ifcfg-rh plug-in for GNOME NetworkManager 0.9.1, 0.9.0, 0.8.1, and possibly other versions, when PolicyKit is configured to allow users to create new connections, allows local users to execute arbitrary commands via a newline character in the name for a new network connection, which is not properly handled when writing to the ifcfg file.

Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/184.html 'CWE-184: Incomplete Blacklist'

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.9 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:M/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-13425
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=737338
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2011:171
External Source: MISC
Name: http://xorl.wordpress.com/2011/10/09/cve-2011-3364-gnome-networkmanager-local-privilege-escalation/
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:1338

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