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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
Description Last Modified:  03/12/2013

Evaluator Description

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

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.7 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-5659
NVD Published Date:
03/12/2013
NVD Last Modified:
03/19/2013