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CVE-2012-2314 Detail

Current Description

The bootloader configuration module (pyanaconda/bootloader.py) in Anaconda uses 755 permissions for /etc/grub.d, which allows local users to obtain password hashes and conduct brute force password guessing attacks.

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://git.fedorahosted.org/git/?p=anaconda.git;a=commit;h=03ef13b625cc06873a924e0610340f8489fd92df
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-May/080188.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/05/04/10 Patch
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/05/04/12
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53486
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=819031

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:fedoraproject:anaconda:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-2314
NVD Published Date:
07/03/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/13/2012