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CVE-2013-2207 Detail

Current Description

pt_chown in GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.18 does not properly check permissions for tty files, which allows local users to change the permission on the files and obtain access to arbitrary pseudo-terminals by leveraging a FUSE file system.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/09/2013
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00019.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00036.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:283
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2985-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2985-2
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=976408 Patch
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-04
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=15755 Patch
https://sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2013-08/msg00160.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.11.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.11.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.11.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.12.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.12.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.14.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.17

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-2207
NVD Published Date:
10/09/2013
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017