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CVE-2012-0054 Detail

Current Description

libs/updater.py in GoLismero 0.6.3, and other versions before Git revision 2b3bb43d6867, as used in backtrack and possibly other products, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on GoLismero-controlled files, as demonstrated using Admin/changes.dat.

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:N/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://code.google.com/p/golismero/source/detail?r=2b3bb43d68676efd687361f7de29380189031ab8
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/01/17/10
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/01/17/7

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') (CWE-59)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:golismero:golismero:0.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-0054
NVD Published Date:
03/19/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/03/2012