CVE-2019-12450

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2019-05-23
CWE:
CWE-552
Bugzilla:
1719141: CVE-2019-12450 glib2: file_copy_fallback in gio/gfile.c in GNOME GLib does not properly restrict file permissions while a copy operation is in progress

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

file_copy_fallback in gio/gfile.c in GNOME GLib 2.15.0 through 2.61.1 does not properly restrict file permissions while a copy operation is in progress. Instead, default permissions are used.

Find out more about CVE-2019-12450 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affects the versions of glib2 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, 7 and 8 . Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having a security impact of Moderate.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 is now in Maintenance Support 2 Phase of the support and maintenance life cycle. This has been rated as having a security impact of Important, and is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 6.6
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact None

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 glib2 Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 glib2 Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 firefox Out of support scope
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 thunderbird Out of support scope
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 chromium-browser Out of support scope
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 glib2 Out of support scope
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 glib2 Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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