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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-1161

Race condition in GNU nano before 2.2.4, when run by root to edit a file that is not owned by root, allows local user-assisted attackers to change the ownership of arbitrary files via vectors related to the creation of backup files.
Publish Date : 2010-04-16 Last Update Date : 2010-06-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
3.7
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 362

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2010-1161 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2010-1161

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Nano 0.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Nano 0.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU Nano 0.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU Nano 0.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU Nano 0.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU Nano 0.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GNU Nano 0.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GNU Nano 0.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application GNU Nano 0.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application GNU Nano 0.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application GNU Nano 0.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application GNU Nano 0.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application GNU Nano 0.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application GNU Nano 0.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application GNU Nano 0.6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application GNU Nano 0.6.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application GNU Nano 0.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application GNU Nano 0.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application GNU Nano 0.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application GNU Nano 0.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application GNU Nano 0.7.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application GNU Nano 0.7.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application GNU Nano 0.7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application GNU Nano 0.7.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application GNU Nano 0.7.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application GNU Nano 0.7.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application GNU Nano 0.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application GNU Nano 0.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application GNU Nano 0.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application GNU Nano 0.8.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application GNU Nano 0.8.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application GNU Nano 0.8.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application GNU Nano 0.8.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application GNU Nano 0.8.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application GNU Nano 0.8.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application GNU Nano 0.8.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application GNU Nano 0.9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application GNU Nano 0.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application GNU Nano 0.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application GNU Nano 0.9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application GNU Nano 0.9.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application GNU Nano 0.9.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application GNU Nano 0.9.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application GNU Nano 0.9.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application GNU Nano 0.9.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application GNU Nano 0.9.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application GNU Nano 0.9.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application GNU Nano 0.9.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application GNU Nano 0.9.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application GNU Nano 0.9.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application GNU Nano 0.9.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application GNU Nano 0.9.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application GNU Nano 0.9.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application GNU Nano 0.9.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application GNU Nano 0.9.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application GNU Nano 0.9.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application GNU Nano 0.9.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application GNU Nano 0.9.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application GNU Nano 0.9.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application GNU Nano 0.9.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application GNU Nano 0.9.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application GNU Nano 0.9.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application GNU Nano 0.9.99pre3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application GNU Nano 0.9.99pre2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application GNU Nano 0.9.99pre1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application GNU Nano 1.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application GNU Nano 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application GNU Nano 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 Application GNU Nano 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 Application GNU Nano 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 Application GNU Nano 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 Application GNU Nano 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 Application GNU Nano 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 Application GNU Nano 1.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 Application GNU Nano 1.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 Application GNU Nano 1.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 Application GNU Nano 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 Application GNU Nano 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
79 Application GNU Nano 1.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
80 Application GNU Nano 1.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
81 Application GNU Nano 1.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
82 Application GNU Nano 1.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
83 Application GNU Nano 1.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
84 Application GNU Nano 1.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
85 Application GNU Nano 1.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
86 Application GNU Nano 1.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
87 Application GNU Nano 1.1.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
88 Application GNU Nano 1.1.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
89 Application GNU Nano 1.1.99pre3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
90 Application GNU Nano 1.1.99pre2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
91 Application GNU Nano 1.1.99pre1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
92 Application GNU Nano 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
93 Application GNU Nano 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
94 Application GNU Nano 1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
95 Application GNU Nano 1.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
96 Application GNU Nano 1.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
97 Application GNU Nano 1.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
98 Application GNU Nano 1.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
99 Application GNU Nano 1.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
100 Application GNU Nano 1.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
101 Application GNU Nano 1.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
102 Application GNU Nano 1.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
103 Application GNU Nano 1.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
104 Application GNU Nano 1.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
105 Application GNU Nano 1.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
106 Application GNU Nano 1.3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
107 Application GNU Nano 1.3.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
108 Application GNU Nano 1.3.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
109 Application GNU Nano 1.3.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
110 Application GNU Nano 1.3.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
111 Application GNU Nano 1.9.99pre3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
112 Application GNU Nano 1.9.99pre2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
113 Application GNU Nano 1.9.99pre1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
114 Application GNU Nano 2.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
115 Application GNU Nano 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
116 Application GNU Nano 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
117 Application GNU Nano 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
118 Application GNU Nano 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
119 Application GNU Nano 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
120 Application GNU Nano 2.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
121 Application GNU Nano 2.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
122 Application GNU Nano 2.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
123 Application GNU Nano 2.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
124 Application GNU Nano 2.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
125 Application GNU Nano 2.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
126 Application GNU Nano 2.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
127 Application GNU Nano 2.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
128 Application GNU Nano 2.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
129 Application GNU Nano 2.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
130 Application GNU Nano 2.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
131 Application GNU Nano 2.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
132 Application GNU Nano 2.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
133 Application GNU Nano 2.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
134 Application GNU Nano 2.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
135 Application GNU Nano 2.1.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
136 Application GNU Nano 2.1.99pre1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
137 Application GNU Nano 2.1.99pre2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
138 Application GNU Nano 2.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
139 Application GNU Nano 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
140 Application GNU Nano 2.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
141 Application GNU Nano 2.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Nano 141

- References For CVE-2010-1161

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/nano-devel/2010-04/msg00000.html
MLIST [Nano-devel] 20100407 New prerelease for security tweaks
http://drosenbe.blogspot.com/2010/03/nano-as-root.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1023891
SECTRACK 1023891
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/04/14/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20100414 CVE request: GNU nano (minor)
http://svn.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/trunk/nano/ChangeLog?revision=4503&root=nano&view=markup CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/39444
SECUNIA 39444

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-1161

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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