Vulnerability CVE-2009-4029


Published: 2009-12-19   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
The (1) dist or (2) distcheck rules in GNU Automake 1.11.1, 1.10.3, and release branches branch-1-4 through branch-1-9, when producing a distribution tarball for a package that uses Automake, assign insecure permissions (777) to directories in the build tree, which introduces a race condition that allows local users to modify the contents of package files, introduce Trojan horse programs, or conduct other attacks before the build is complete.

Vendor: GNU
Product: Automake 
Version:
branch
1.11.1
1.10.3
1.10.0.3

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.4/10
6.4/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial

 References:
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/automake-patches/2009-11/msg00017.html
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/automake/2009-12/msg00010.html
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/automake/2009-12/msg00011.html
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/automake/2009-12/msg00012.html
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/automake/2009-12/msg00013.html
http://savannah.gnu.org/forum/forum.php?forum_id=6077
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1021784.1-1
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2010-0071
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:203
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/514526/100/0/threaded
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3579
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11717

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