Vulnerability CVE-2009-4033


Published: 2009-12-08   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
A certain Red Hat patch for acpid 1.0.4 effectively triggers a call to the open function with insufficient arguments, which might allow local users to leverage weak permissions on /var/log/acpid, and obtain sensitive information by reading this file, cause a denial of service by overwriting this file, or gain privileges by executing this file.

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.9/10
10/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Tim hockin -> Acpid 

 References:
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023284
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:342
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1642.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37249
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=515062
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=542926
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/54677
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10555

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