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CVE-2019-12210 Detail

Current Description

In Yubico pam-u2f 1.0.7, when configured with debug and a custom debug log file is set using debug_file, that file descriptor is not closed when a new process is spawned. This leads to the file descriptor being inherited into the child process; the child process can then read from and write to it. This can leak sensitive information and also, if written to, be used to fill the disk or plant misinformation.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.2
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
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 v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/06/05/1 Exploit Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://developers.yubico.com/pam-u2f/Release_Notes.html Release Notes Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/Yubico/pam-u2f/commit/18b1914e32b74ff52000f10e97067e841e5fff62 Patch Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:yubico:pam-u2f:1.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-12210
NVD Published Date:
06/04/2019
NVD Last Modified:
06/05/2019