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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-0871

Original release date: 04/18/2014
Last revised: 04/21/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The session_link_x11_socket function in login/logind-session.c in systemd-logind in systemd, possibly 37 and earlier, allows local users to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the X11 user directory in /run/user/.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.3 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 9.2
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; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/systemd/systemd/commit/?id=fc3c1c6e091ea16ad5600b145201ec535bbb5d7c
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=747154
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=795853
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2012:001

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.1
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:037 and previous versions
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:036
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:035
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:034
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:033
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:032
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:031
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:030
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:029
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:028
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:027
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:026
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:025
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:024
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:023
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:022
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:021
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:020
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:019
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:018
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:017
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:016
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:015
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:014
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:013
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:012
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:011
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:010
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:009
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:008
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:007
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:006
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:005
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:004
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:003
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:002
cpe:/a:lennart_poettering:systemd:001

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