CVE Database

CVE-2012-2697

Impact: Low
Public: 2013-01-07
Bugzilla: 831772: CVE-2012-2697 autofs: denial of service when using an LDAP-based automount map

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Unspecified vulnerability in autofs, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5, allows local users to cause a denial of service (autofs crash and delayed mounts) or prevent "mount expiration" via unspecified vectors related to "using an LDAP-based automount map."

Find out more about CVE-2012-2697 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 1.9
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (autofs) RHSA-2013:0132 January 08, 2013

External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Ray Rocker for reporting this issue.

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