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CVE-2012-0862 Detail

Description

builtins.c in Xinetd before 2.3.15 does not check the service type when the tcpmux-server service is enabled, which exposes all enabled services and allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a request to tcpmux port 1.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/04/2012

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-May/081428.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-May/081446.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1302.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:155
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/05/09/5
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/05/10/2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53720
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027050
http://www.xinetd.org/#changes
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=583311
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=790940
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/75965

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-0862
NVD Published Date:
06/04/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017