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CVE-2012-6097

Impact: Low
Public: 2012-10-22
Bugzilla: 893661: CVE-2012-6097 cronie: fd leak in 1.4.8

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

File descriptor leak in cronie 1.4.8, when running in certain environments, might allow local users to read restricted files, as demonstrated by reading /etc/crontab.

Find out more about CVE-2012-6097 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of cronie as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

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: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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