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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-2561

Original release date: 11/23/2013
Last revised: 02/27/2014


OpenFabrics ibutils 1.5.7 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on (1) ibdiagnet.db, (2) ibdiagnet.fdbs, (3) ibdiagnet_ibis.log, (4) ibdiagnet.log, (5) ibdiagnet.lst, (6) ibdiagnet.mcfdbs, (7) ibdiagnet.pkey, (8) ibdiagnet.psl, (9) ibdiagnet.slvl, or (10) ibdiagnet.sm in /tmp/.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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: MLIST
Name: [oss-secuirty] 20130325 Re: CVE request: ibutils improper use of files in /tmp
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-secuirty] 20130326 Re: CVE request: ibutils improper use of files in /tmp
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=927430
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20130319 Fwd: CVE requests
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20130306 OpenFabrics ibutils 1.5.7 /tmp clobbering vulnerability
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-secuirty] 20130326 Re: CVE request: ibutils improper use of files in /tmp
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:1661
Type: Advisory

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6
+ Configuration 2
+ OR
* cpe:/a:openfabrics:ibutils:1.5.7

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