Vulnerability CVE-2012-4453


Published: 2012-10-09

Description:
dracut.sh in dracut, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, Fedora 16 and 17, and possibly other products, creates initramfs images with world-readable permissions, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information.

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

Vendor: Redhat
Product: Enterprise linux 
Version: 6.0;
Vendor: Fedoraproject
Product: Fedora 
Version: 17; 16;
Product: Dracut 

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

 References:
http://git.kernel.org/?p=boot/dracut/dracut.git;a=commit;h=e1b48995c26c4f06d1a71
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1674.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/27/3
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/27/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/27/6
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55713
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=859448
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/79258

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