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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-2319

Original release date: 05/17/2012
Last revised: 04/18/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple buffer overflows in the hfsplus filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.3.5 allow local users to gain privileges via a crafted HFS plus filesystem, a related issue to CVE-2009-4020.

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: https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/6f24f892871acc47b40dd594c63606a17c714f77
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120507 Re: CVE request: Linux kernel: Buffer overflow in HFS plus filesystem
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=6f24f892871acc47b40dd594c63606a17c714f77
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 50811
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1323
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.3.5
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=819471
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1347

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