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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-2697

Unspecified vulnerability in autofs, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5, allows local users to cause a denial of service (autofs crash and delayed mounts) or prevent "mount expiration" via unspecified vectors related to "using an LDAP-based automount map."
Publish Date : 2013-02-24 Last Update Date : 2013-02-27
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 20

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2013-0132 -- autofs security, bug fix, and enhancement update (low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27496 unix
ELSA-2013:0132: autofs security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23348 unix
RHSA-2013:0132: autofs security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130132 unix
RHSA-2013:0132: autofs security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20250 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-2012-2697

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Enterprise Linux 1

- References For CVE-2012-2697

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0132.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0132
http://www.osvdb.org/89878
OSVDB 89878
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=831772
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/57183
BID 57183 Red Hat autofs utility Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2013-01-17

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-2697

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


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