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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-0787

Original release date: 11/23/2013
Last revised: 02/27/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The clone_file function in transfer.c in Augeas before 1.0.0, when copy_if_rename_fails is set and EXDEV or EBUSY is returned by the rename function, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files and obtain sensitive information via a bind mount on the (1) .augsave or (2) destination file when using the backup save option, or (3) .augnew file when using the newfile save option.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 3.7 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:H/AU:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
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://augeas.net/news.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=772261
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/hercules-team/augeas/commit/b8de6a8c
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 55811
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:1537
Type: Advisory

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