Vulnerability CVE-2013-1429


Published: 2019-11-07   Modified: 2019-11-11

Description:
Lintian before 2.5.12 allows remote attackers to gather information about the "host" system using crafted symlinks.

Type:

CWE-59

(Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following'))

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None
Affected software
Debian -> Lintian 
Debian -> Debian linux 
Canonical -> Ubuntu linux 

 References:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lintian/+bug/1169636
https://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-security/cve/2013/CVE-2013-1429.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2013-1429
https://www.mail-archive.com/debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org/msg1113881.html

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