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CVE-2009-4033 Detail

Description

A certain Red Hat patch for acpid 1.0.4 effectively triggers a call to the open function with insufficient arguments, which might allow local users to leverage weak permissions on /var/log/acpid, and obtain sensitive information by reading this file, cause a denial of service by overwriting this file, or gain privileges by executing this file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/08/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023284
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:342
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1642.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37249
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=515062
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=542926
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/54677
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10555

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10555
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10555

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:tim_hockin:acpid:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-4033
NVD Published Date:
12/08/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017