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.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-07/msg00012.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-07/msg00018.html
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 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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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:
08/24/2020
Source:
MITRE