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CVE-2009-4358 Detail

Current Description

freebsd-update in FreeBSD 8.0, 7.2, 7.1, 6.4, and 6.3 uses insecure permissions in its working directory (/var/db/freebsd-update by default), which allows local users to read copies of sensitive files after a (1) freebsd-update fetch (fetch) or (2) freebsd-update upgrade (upgrade) operation.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.7 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


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

Evaluator Solution

Per: http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-09:17.freebsd-update.asc "2) To patch your present system: The following patch has been verified to apply to FreeBSD 6.3, 6.4, 7.1, 7.2, and 8.0 systems. a) Download the relevant patch from the location below, and verify the detached PGP signature using your PGP utility. # fetch http://security.FreeBSD.org/patches/SA-09:17/freebsd-update.patch # fetch http://security.FreeBSD.org/patches/SA-09:17/freebsd-update.patch.asc"

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Hyperlink Resource
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-09:17.freebsd-update.asc
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37190 Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-4358
NVD Published Date:
12/19/2009
NVD Last Modified:
12/21/2009