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CVE-2013-0157 Detail

Description

(a) mount and (b) umount in util-linux 2.14.1, 2.17.2, and probably other versions allow local users to determine the existence of restricted directories by (1) using the --guess-fstype command-line option or (2) attempting to mount a non-existent device, which generates different error messages depending on whether the directory exists.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/21/2014

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-0157
Original release date:
01/21/2014
Last revised:
01/22/2014
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.1 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.debian.org/697464 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.debian.org/697464
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=135749410312247&w=2 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20130106 Re: CVE request: mount/umount leak information about existence of folders
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0517.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2013:0517
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:154 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2013:154
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=892330 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=892330

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

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