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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-0427

Original release date: 12/01/2013
Last revised: 03/04/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

yast2-add-on-creator in SUSE inst-source-utils 2008.11.26 before 2008.11.26-0.9.1 and 2012.9.13 before 2012.9.13-0.8.1 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted (1) file name or (2) directory name.

Description

OpenSuse 11.4 is vulnerable per https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=604730

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
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; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=tGCXHQR48E4~
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=604730
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0427.html
Type: Advisory

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  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)