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CVE-2012-4454 Detail

Description

openCryptoki before 2.4.1, when using spinlocks, allows local users to create or set world-writable permissions on arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the (1) .pkapi_xpk or (2) .pkcs11spinloc file in /tmp.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/10/2012

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.9 LOW
Vector: (AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 5.5


Access Vector (AV): Local_Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://opencryptoki.git.sourceforge.net/git/gitweb.cgi?p=opencryptoki/opencryptoki;a=commitdiff;h=58345488c9351d9be9a4be27c8b407c2706a33a9 Patch
http://opencryptoki.git.sourceforge.net/git/gitweb.cgi?p=opencryptoki/opencryptoki;a=commitdiff;h=b7fcb3eb0319183348f1f4fb90ede4edd6487c30 Exploit Patch
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_id=28878345
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/07/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/07/6
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/09/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/20/6
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/25/5
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/27/2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55627
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=730636
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/78797

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:opencryptoki_project:opencryptoki:2.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:opencryptoki_project:opencryptoki:2.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:opencryptoki_project:opencryptoki:2.2.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:opencryptoki_project:opencryptoki:2.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:opencryptoki_project:opencryptoki:2.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:opencryptoki_project:opencryptoki:2.2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:opencryptoki_project:opencryptoki:2.2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:opencryptoki_project:opencryptoki:2.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:opencryptoki_project:opencryptoki:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:opencryptoki_project:opencryptoki:2.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:opencryptoki_project:opencryptoki:2.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:opencryptoki_project:opencryptoki:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4454
NVD Published Date:
10/10/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017