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CVE-2016-5746 Detail

Current Description

libstorage, libstorage-ng, and yast-storage improperly store passphrases for encrypted storage devices in a temporary file on disk, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information by reading the file, as demonstrated by /tmp/libstorage-XXXXXX/pwdf.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.4


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 1.2 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): High
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://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-09/msg00032.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93169
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=986971 Exploit Issue Tracking Patch VDB Entry Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/openSUSE/libstorage/pull/162 Patch
https://github.com/openSUSE/libstorage/pull/163 Patch
https://github.com/openSUSE/libstorage-ng/pull/123 Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/yast/yast-storage/pull/223 Patch
https://github.com/yast/yast-storage/pull/224 Patch
https://github.com/yast/yast-storage/pull/226 Patch
https://github.com/yast/yast-storage/pull/227 Patch

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:opensuse:libstorage:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:opensuse:libstorage-ng:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:yast:yast-storage:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:42.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5746
NVD Published Date:
09/26/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018