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CVE-2012-3512

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-08-06
Bugzilla: 849830: CVE-2012-3512 munin: insecure state file handling, munin->root privilege

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Munin before 2.0.6 stores plugin state files that run as root in the same group-writable directory as non-root plugins, which allows local users to execute arbitrary code by replacing a state file, as demonstrated using the smart_ plugin.

Find out more about CVE-2012-3512 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: 4.6
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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