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CVE-2009-4235 Detail

Description

acpid 1.0.4 sets an unrestrictive umask, which might allow local users to leverage weak permissions on /var/log/acpid, and obtain sensitive information by reading this file or cause a denial of service by overwriting this file, a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-4033.

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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (12/15/2009)

Red Hat considers this to be a duplicate of the CVE-2009-4033, rather than a separate issue. For further details, see: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=542926#c10

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023284
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1960
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:342
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:343
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1642.html Patch
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=515062
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=542926
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/54676

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
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-2009-4235
NVD Published Date:
12/08/2009
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017