CVE-2013-4216

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2013-08-08
CWE:
CWE-732
Bugzilla:
911122: CVE-2013-4216 wimax: Log file created with insecure (world-writable) permissions

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Trace_OpenLogFile function in InfraStack/OSDependent/Linux/InfraStackModules/TraceModule/TraceModule.c in the Trace module in the Intel WiMAX Network Service through 1.5.2 for Intel Wireless WiMAX Connection 2400 devices uses world-writable permissions for wimaxd.log, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (data corruption) by modifying this file.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4216 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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Acknowledgements

This issue was found by Florian Weimer of Red Hat Product Security Team.