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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
Description Last Modified:  01/21/2014

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/697464
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=135749410312247&w=2
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0517.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:154
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=892330

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-0157
NVD Published Date:
01/21/2014
NVD Last Modified:
01/22/2014