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CVE-2012-3449

Impact: Low
Public: 2012-08-02
Bugzilla: 845350: CVE-2012-3449 openvswitch: creates world writable directories: /var/lib/openvswitch/pki/*ca/incoming/

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Open vSwitch 1.4.2 uses world writable permissions for (1) /var/lib/openvswitch/pki/controllerca/incoming/ and (2) /var/lib/openvswitch/pki/switchca/incoming/, which allows local users to delete and overwrite arbitrary files.

Find out more about CVE-2012-3449 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: 3.3
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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