Public Date:
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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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 5 (glusterfs) RHSA-2013:0691 2013-03-28
Red Hat Storage Native Client for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (glusterfs) RHSA-2013:0691 2013-03-28
Red Hat Storage Server 2.0 RHSA-2013:0691 2013-03-28


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