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CVE-2012-6140 Detail

Current Description

pam_google_authenticator.c in the PAM module in Google Authenticator before 1.0 requires user-readable permissions for the secret file, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions and discover a shared secret via standard filesystem operations, a different vulnerability than CVE-2013-0258.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 1.9 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
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://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=666129
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/04/18/10
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=953505 Exploit
https://code.google.com/p/google-authenticator/source/detail?r=c3414e9857ad64e52283f3266065ef3023fc69a8

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:google:authenticator:0.86:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:google:authenticator:0.87:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:google:authenticator:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
0.91


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-6140
NVD Published Date:
04/24/2013
NVD Last Modified:
05/07/2013