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CVE-2012-0950 Detail

Current Description

The Apport hook (DistUpgradeApport.py) in Update Manager, as used by Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 11.10, and 11.04, uploads the /var/log/dist-upgrade directory when reporting bugs to Launchpad, which allows remote attackers to read repository credentials by viewing a public bug report. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2012-0949.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
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://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1443-2 Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/%2Bsource/update-manager/%2Bbug/1004503

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 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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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-0950
NVD Published Date:
06/19/2012
NVD Last Modified:
06/26/2012