Vulnerability CVE-2012-6607


Published: 2013-11-23

Description:
The transform_save function in transform.c in Augeas before 1.0.0 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files and obtain sensitive information via a symlink attack on a .augsave file in a backup save action, a different vector than CVE-2012-0786.

Type:

CWE-22

(Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal'))

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

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
Partial
Partial
None
Affected software
Augeas -> Augeas 

 References:
https://github.com/hercules-team/augeas/commit/16387744
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=772257
http://secunia.com/advisories/55811
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1537.html
http://augeas.net/news.html

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