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CVE-2012-2055 Detail

Current Description

GitHub Enterprise before 20120304 does not properly restrict the use of a hash to provide values for a model's attributes, which allows remote attackers to set the public_key[user_id] value via a modified URL for the public-key update form, related to a "mass assignment" vulnerability.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
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Hyperlink Resource
http://homakov.blogspot.com/2012/03/how-to.html Exploit
http://lwn.net/Articles/488702/
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/74812
https://github.com/blog/1068-public-key-security-vulnerability-and-mitigation

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-255 Credentials Management NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:github:github_enterprise:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
20120303


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-2055
NVD Published Date:
04/05/2012
NVD Last Modified:
12/19/2017