Vulnerability CVE-2012-3386


Published: 2012-08-07   Modified: 2012-08-08

Description:
The "make distcheck" rule in GNU Automake before 1.11.6 and 1.12.x before 1.12.2 grants world-writable permissions to the extraction directory, which introduces a race condition that allows local users to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.

Type:

CWE-362

Vendor: GNU
Product: Automake 
Version:
1.9.6
1.9.5
1.9.4
1.9.3
1.9.2
1.9.1
1.9
1.8.5
1.8.4
1.8.3
1.8.2
1.8.1
1.8
1.7.9
1.7.8
1.7.7
1.7.6
1.7.5
1.7.4
1.7.3
1.7.2
1.7.1
1.7
1.6.3
1.6.2
1.6.1
1.6
1.5
1.4
1.3
1.2
1.12.1
1.12
1.11.5
1.11.4
1.11.3
1.11.2
1.11.1
1.10.3
1.10.2
1.10.1
1.10.0.3
1.10
1.0

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.4/10
6.4/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial

 References:
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/automake/2012-07/msg00023.html
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/automake/2012-07/msg00022.html
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/automake/2012-07/msg00021.html
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/automake.git/commit/?id=784b3e6ccc7c72a1c95c340cbbe8897d6b689d76
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:103

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