Vulnerability CVE-2012-2314


Published: 2012-07-03   Modified: 2012-07-04

Description:
The bootloader configuration module (pyanaconda/bootloader.py) in Anaconda uses 755 permissions for /etc/grub.d, which allows local users to obtain password hashes and conduct brute force password guessing attacks.

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
2.1/10
2.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None
Affected software
Fedoraproject -> Anaconda 

 References:
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/05/04/10
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=819031
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/05/04/12
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-May/080188.html
http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/?p=anaconda.git;a=commit;h=03ef13b625cc06873a924e0610340f8489fd92df

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