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CVE-2012-0055 Detail

Current Description

OverlayFS in the Linux kernel before 3.0.0-16.28, as used in Ubuntu 10.0.4 LTS and 11.10, is missing inode security checks which could allow attackers to bypass security restrictions and perform unauthorized actions.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/01/17/11 Exploit Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1363-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1364-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1384-1 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-0055 Third Party Advisory
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/915941 Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2012-0055 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-862 Missing Authorization NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
3.0.0

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-0055
NVD Published Date:
02/19/2020
NVD Last Modified:
02/28/2020