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CVE-2012-5530 Detail

Description

The (1) pcmd and (2) pmlogger init scripts in Performance Co-Pilot (PCP) before 3.6.10 allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /var/tmp/##### temporary file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/29/2012

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/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): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-01/msg00024.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56656
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=782967
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=875842

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:sgi:performance_co-pilot:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:2.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:2.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:2.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:2.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:2.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:2.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:2.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:2.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:2.1.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:2.1.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:3.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:3.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:3.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:3.6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sgi:performance_co-pilot:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.6.9


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-5530
NVD Published Date:
11/29/2012
NVD Last Modified:
02/25/2013