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CVE-2011-1675 Detail

Description

mount in util-linux 2.19 and earlier attempts to append to the /etc/mtab.tmp file without first checking whether resource limits would interfere, which allows local users to trigger corruption of the /etc/mtab file via a process with a small RLIMIT_FSIZE value, a related issue to CVE-2011-1089.

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://secunia.com/advisories/48114
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1691.html Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=688980 Issue Tracking
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/66705

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1675
NVD Published Date:
04/09/2011
NVD Last Modified:
01/09/2018