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CVE-2011-0523

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2011-01-12
Bugzilla: 674129: CVE-2011-0523 CVE-2011-0524 gypsy: multiple vulnerabilities

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

gypsy 0.8 does not properly restrict the files that can be read while running with root privileges, which allows local users to read otherwise restricted files via unspecified vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2011-0523 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 4.4
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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