CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2013-03-28
CWE: CWE-377
Bugzilla: 886364: CVE-2012-5635 GlusterFS: insecure temporary file creation


Multiple insecure temporary file creation flaws were found in Red Hat Storage. A local user on the Red Hat Storage server could use these flaws to cause arbitrary files to be overwritten as the root user via a symbolic link attack.

Find out more about CVE-2012-5635 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-2013:0691 March 28, 2013
Red Hat Storage Server 2.0 RHSA-2013:0691 March 28, 2013

External References


These issues were discovered by Kurt Seifried of the Red Hat Security Response Team and Michael Scherer of the Red Hat Regional IT team.

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