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CVE-2012-5659 Detail

Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in plugins/abrt-action-install-debuginfo-to-abrt-cache.c in Automatic Bug Reporting Tool (ABRT) 2.0.9 and earlier allows local users to load and execute arbitrary Python modules by modifying the PYTHONPATH environment variable to reference a malicious Python module.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/12/2013

Evaluator Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/426.html 'CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path'

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-5659
Original release date:
03/12/2013
Last revised:
03/19/2013
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
3.7 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://git.fedorahosted.org/cgit/abrt.git/commit/?id=b173d81b577953b96a282167c7eecd66bf111a4f Exploit; Patch External Source CONFIRM http://git.fedorahosted.org/cgit/abrt.git/commit/?id=b173d81b577953b96a282167c7eecd66bf111a4f
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0215.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2013:0215
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=854011 External Source MISC https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=854011

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