Vulnerability CVE-2012-1174


Published: 2012-07-12   Modified: 2012-07-16

Description:
The rm_rf_children function in util.c in the systemd-logind login manager in systemd before 44, when logging out, allows local users to delete arbitrary files via a symlink attack on unspecified files, related to "particular records related with user session."

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
3.3/10
4.9/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Linux -> Systemd 

 References:
http://cgit.freedesktop.org/systemd/systemd/commit/?id=5ebff5337594d690b322078c512eb222d34aaa82
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=803358
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/03/16/21
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:030

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