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CVE-2013-4223 Detail

Current Description

The Gentoo Nullmailer package before 1.11-r2 uses world-readable permissions for /etc/nullmailer/remotes, which allows local users to obtain SMTP authentication credentials by reading the file.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
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://seclists.org/oss-sec/2013/q3/337
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2013/q3/339
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/61743
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=480376
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/86384

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:gentoo:nullmailer:1.11
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-4223
NVD Published Date:
05/23/2014
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017