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CVE-2012-2664 Detail

Current Description

The sosreport utility in the Red Hat sos package before 2.2-29 does not remove the root user password information from the Kickstart configuration file (/root/anaconda-ks.cfg) when creating an archive of debugging information, which might allow attackers to obtain passwords or password hashes.

Source:  MITRE
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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://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0958.html Vendor Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1121.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54116
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/76468

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:sos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.2-18


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-2664
NVD Published Date:
06/29/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017