CVE Database

CVE-2013-4392

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-09-23
Bugzilla: 859060: CVE-2013-4392 systemd: TOCTOU race condition when updating file permissions and SELinux security contexts

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

systemd, when updating file permissions, allows local users to change the permissions and SELinux security contexts for arbitrary files via a symlink attack on unspecified files.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4392 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 3.3
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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External References

Acknowledgements

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

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