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CVE-2014-2277 Detail

Current Description

The make_temporary_filename function in perltidy 20120701-1 and earlier allows local users to obtain sensitive information or write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack, related to use of the tmpnam function.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/17/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-2277
Original release date:
10/17/2017
Last revised:
11/08/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.1 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
5.2
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
3.6 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
4.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-March/130464.html Issue Tracking; Third Party Advisory External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2014-3891
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-March/130479.html Issue Tracking; Third Party Advisory External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2014-3874
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/03/09/1 Mailing List; Third Party Advisory External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20140308 Re: possible CVE requests: perltidy insecure temporary file usage
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/66139 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 66139
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1074720 Issue Tracking; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1074720
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92104 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source XF perltidy-cve20142277-symlink(92104)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

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