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CVE-2011-1089 Detail

Description

The addmntent function in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.13 and earlier does not report an error status for failed attempts to write to the /etc/mtab file, which makes it easier for local users to trigger corruption of this file, as demonstrated by writes from a process with a small RLIMIT_FSIZE value, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-0296.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/09/2011

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.3 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/10 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/11 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/12 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/9 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/05/3 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/05/7 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/07/9 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/14/16 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/14/5 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/14/7 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/15/6 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/22/4 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/22/6 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/31/3 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/31/4 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/04/01/2 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12625 Issue Tracking
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:178 Broken Link
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:179 Broken Link
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1526.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46740 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=688980 Issue Tracking

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:1.00:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:1.09.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.3.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.13


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1089
NVD Published Date:
04/09/2011
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016