Vulnerability CVE-2011-4578


Published: 2012-08-29   Modified: 2012-08-30

Description:
event.c in acpid (aka acpid2) before 2.0.11 does not have an appropriate umask setting during execution of event-handler scripts, which might allow local users to (1) perform write operations within directories created by a script, or (2) read files created by a script, via standard filesystem system calls.

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.6/10
6.4/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Tedfelix -> Acpid2 

 References:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=760984
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/acpid/+bug/893821
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/12/06/3
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:138
http://sourceforge.net/u/tedfelix/acpid2/ci/02d0bf29207f17996936ab652717855b15873901/tree/Changelog?force=True

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