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CVE-2011-2147 Detail

Current Description

Openswan 2.2.x does not properly restrict permissions for (1) /var/run/starter.pid, related to starter.c in the IPsec starter, and (2) /var/lock/subsys/ipsec, which allows local users to kill arbitrary processes by writing a PID to a file, or possibly bypass disk quotas by writing arbitrary data to a file, as demonstrated by files with 0666 permissions, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-1784.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.debian.org/debian-security/2011/05/msg00012.html
http://lists.debian.org/debian-security/2011/05/msg00013.html
http://lists.debian.org/debian-security/2011/05/msg00018.html
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/67822

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:a:openswan:openswan:2.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-2147
NVD Published Date:
05/20/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017