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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-1427

Original release date: 03/21/2013
Last revised: 03/22/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The configuration file for the FastCGI PHP support for lighthttpd before 1.4.28 on Debian GNU/Linux creates a socket file with a predictable name in /tmp, which allows local users to hijack the PHP control socket and perform unauthorized actions such as forcing the use of a different version of PHP via a symlink attack or a race condition.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 1.9 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: OSVDB
Name: 91462
External Source: XF
Name: lighttpd-cve20131427-symlink(82897)
External Source: BID
Name: 58528
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2649

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