CVE Database

CVE-2012-5509

Impact: Low
Public: 2013-02-21
CWE: CWE-377->CWE-200
Bugzilla: 875294: CVE-2012-5509 aeolus-configserver: aeolus-configserver-setup /tmp file conductor credentials leak

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

aeolus-configserver-setup in the Aeolas Configuration Server, as used in Red Hat CloudForms Cloud Engine before 1.1.2, uses world-readable permissions for a temporary file in /tmp, which allows local users to read credentials by reading this file.

Find out more about CVE-2012-5509 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
CloudForms Cloud Engine for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2013:0545 February 21, 2013

External References

Acknowledgements

This issue was discovered by Aaron Weitekamp of the Red Hat Cloud Quality Engineering team.

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