CVE Database

CVE-2013-1813

Impact: Low
Public: 2013-03-01
Bugzilla: 919608: CVE-2013-1813 busybox: insecure directory permissions in /dev

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

util-linux/mdev.c in BusyBox before 1.21.0 uses 0777 permissions for parent directories when creating nested directories under /dev/, which allows local users to have unknown impact and attack vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1813 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 3.6
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (busybox) RHSA-2013:1732 November 20, 2013

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