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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-0461

/etc/init.d/boot.localfs in the aaa_base package before 11.2-43.48.1 in SUSE openSUSE 11.2, and before 11.3-8.7.1 in openSUSE 11.3, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on /dev/shm/mtab.
Publish Date : 2011-04-04 Last Update Date : 2014-02-20
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 59

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-0461 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20110461 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-0461

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Novell Opensuse 11.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Novell Opensuse 11.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Novell Opensuse 2

- References For CVE-2011-0461

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-05/msg00005.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2011:009
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-03/msg00007.html
MLIST [opensuse-updates] 20110314 openSUSE-SU-2011:0171-1 (moderate): aaa_base security update
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-04/msg00000.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2011:005
https://bugzilla.novell.com/665479 CONFIRM
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-0461.html CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-0461

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


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