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CVE-2011-1676 Detail

Current Description

mount in util-linux 2.19 and earlier does not remove the /etc/mtab.tmp file after a failed attempt to add a mount entry, which allows local users to trigger corruption of the /etc/mtab file via multiple invocations.

Source:  MITRE
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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
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/11
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/12
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/9
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/05/3
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/05/7
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/07/9
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/14/16
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/14/5
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/14/7
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/15/6
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/22/4
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/22/6
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/31/3 Exploit
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/31/4
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/04/01/2
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=688980 Exploit
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/66704

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:linux:util-linux:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux:util-linux:2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux:util-linux:2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux:util-linux:2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux:util-linux:2.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux:util-linux:2.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux:util-linux:2.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux:util-linux:2.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux:util-linux:2.12:pre:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux:util-linux:2.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux:util-linux:2.13:pre:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux:util-linux:2.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux:util-linux:2.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux:util-linux:2.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux:util-linux:2.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux:util-linux:2.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux:util-linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.19


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1676
NVD Published Date:
04/09/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017