Vulnerability CVE-2012-0787


Published: 2013-11-23

Description:
The clone_file function in transfer.c in Augeas before 1.0.0, when copy_if_rename_fails is set and EXDEV or EBUSY is returned by the rename function, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files and obtain sensitive information via a bind mount on the (1) .augsave or (2) destination file when using the backup save option, or (3) .augnew file when using the newfile save option.

Type:

CWE-noinfo

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
3.7/10
6.4/10
1.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
High
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Redhat -> Enterprise linux 
Augeas -> Augeas 

 References:
http://augeas.net/news.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1537.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=772261
https://github.com/hercules-team/augeas/commit/b8de6a8c

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