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CVE-2013-1060 Detail

Description

A certain Ubuntu build procedure for perf, as distributed in the Linux kernel packages in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, 12.04 LTS, 12.10, 13.04, and 13.10, sets the HOME environment variable to the ~buildd directory and consequently reads the system configuration file from the ~buildd directory, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging control over the buildd account.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/25/2013

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-security/cve/2013/CVE-2013-1060.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1938-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1939-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1941-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1942-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1943-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1944-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1945-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1946-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1947-1
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/kernel-team/2013-July/031248.html
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/kernel-team/2013-July/031249.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-1060
NVD Published Date:
09/25/2013
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2013