CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2013-01-21
CWE: CWE-377
Bugzilla: 892806: CVE-2013-0162 rubygem-ruby_parser: incorrect temporary file usage


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The diff_pp function in lib/gauntlet_rubyparser.rb in the ruby_parser gem 3.1.1 and earlier for Ruby allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file with a predictable name in /tmp.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0162 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
CloudForms System Engine for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2013:0548 February 21, 2013
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise Client Tools RHSA-2013:0582 February 28, 2013
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2013:0544 February 21, 2013

External References


This issue was discovered by Michael Scherer of the Red Hat Regional IT team.

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