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CVE-2011-3364 Detail

Description

Incomplete blacklist vulnerability in the svEscape function in settings/plugins/ifcfg-rh/shvar.c in the ifcfg-rh plug-in for GNOME NetworkManager 0.9.1, 0.9.0, 0.8.1, and possibly other versions, when PolicyKit is configured to allow users to create new connections, allows local users to execute arbitrary commands via a newline character in the name for a new network connection, which is not properly handled when writing to the ifcfg file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/04/2011

Evaluator Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/184.html 'CWE-184: Incomplete Blacklist'

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-September/066828.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:171
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1338.html
http://xorl.wordpress.com/2011/10/09/cve-2011-3364-gnome-networkmanager-local-privilege-escalation/ Exploit
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=737338 Exploit Patch

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-3364
NVD Published Date:
11/04/2011
NVD Last Modified:
01/18/2012