Public Date:
919608: CVE-2013-1813 busybox: insecure directory permissions in /dev

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 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 6 (busybox) RHSA-2013:1732 2013-11-20

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 busybox Not affected


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