CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2012-11-12
CWE: CWE-377
Bugzilla: 856341: CVE-2012-4417 GlusterFS: insecure temporary file creation


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

GlusterFS 3.3.0, as used in Red Hat Storage server 2.0, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files with predictable names.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4417 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 2.1
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Storage Native Client for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (glusterfs) RHSA-2012:1456 November 12, 2012
Red Hat Storage Server 2.0 RHSA-2012:1456 November 12, 2012

External References


These issues were discovered by Kurt Seifried of Red Hat, and Jim Meyering.

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