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CVE-2013-2162 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in the post-installation script (mysql-server-5.5.postinst) for MySQL Server 5.5 for Debian GNU/Linux and Ubuntu Linux creates a configuration file with world-readable permissions before restricting the permissions, which allows local users to read the file and obtain sensitive information such as credentials.

Source:  MITRE
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CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=711600 Exploit
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2013/q2/528
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1909-1 Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2818
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/60424

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-362 Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:13.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-2162
NVD Published Date:
08/19/2013
NVD Last Modified:
01/13/2014