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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-4159

Original release date: 08/06/2014
Last revised: 05/11/2015


ctdb before 2.3 in OpenSUSE 12.3 and 13.1 does not create temporary files securely, which has unspecified impact related to "several temp file vulnerabilities" in (1) tcp/tcp_connect.c, (2) server/eventscript.c, (3) tools/ctdb_diagnostics, (4) config/gdb_backtrace, and (5) include/ctdb_private.h.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network 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: http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0274.html
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140529 CVE-2013-4159 ctdb: /tmp file vulnerability issues
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2015:177
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://git.samba.org/?p=ctdb.git;a=commitdiff;h=b9b9f6738fba5c32e87cb9c36b358355b444fb9b
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=986773
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2014:0842
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://wiki.samba.org/index.php/CTDB2releaseNotes#ctdb_2.5

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

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