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CVE-2012-0948 Detail

Current Description

DistUpgrade/DistUpgradeMain.py in Update Manager, as used by Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 11.10, and 11.04, uses weak permissions for (1) apt-clone_system_state.tar.gz and (2) system_state.tar.gz, which allows local users to obtain repository credentials.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
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://launchpadlibrarian.net/105380733/update-manager_1%3A0.156.14.3_1%3A0.156.14.4.diff.gz
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53604
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1443-1 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/75727

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:update-manager-core:0.150.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:update-manager-core:0.152.25.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:update-manager-core:0.156.14.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-0948
NVD Published Date:
06/07/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017