Vulnerability CVE-2012-2291


Published: 2013-01-21

Description:
EMC Avamar Client 4.x, 5.x, and 6.x on HP-UX and Mac OS X, and the EMC Avamar plugin 4.x, 5.x, and 6.x for Oracle, uses world-writable permissions for cache directories, which allows local users to gain privileges via an unspecified symlink attack.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
EMC Avamar Client Privilege Elevation
EMC
22.01.2013

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
EMC -> Avamar 
EMC -> Avamar plugin 

 References:
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2013-01/0086.html

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