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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-5659

Untrusted search path vulnerability in plugins/abrt-action-install-debuginfo-to-abrt-cache.c in Automatic Bug Reporting Tool (ABRT) 2.0.9 and earlier allows local users to load and execute arbitrary Python modules by modifying the PYTHONPATH environment variable to reference a malicious Python module.
Publish Date : 2013-03-12 Last Update Date : 2013-03-19
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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 CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2013:0215: abrt and libreport security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23719 unix
RHSA-2013:0215: abrt and libreport security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130215 unix
RHSA-2013:0215: abrt and libreport security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20724 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-2012-5659

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Redhat Automatic Bug Reporting Tool 2.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Redhat Automatic Bug Reporting Tool 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Redhat Automatic Bug Reporting Tool 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Redhat Automatic Bug Reporting Tool 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Redhat Automatic Bug Reporting Tool 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Redhat Automatic Bug Reporting Tool 2.0.4.980 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Redhat Automatic Bug Reporting Tool 2.0.4.981 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Redhat Automatic Bug Reporting Tool 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Redhat Automatic Bug Reporting Tool 2.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Redhat Automatic Bug Reporting Tool 2.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Redhat Automatic Bug Reporting Tool 2.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Redhat Automatic Bug Reporting Tool 2.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Automatic Bug Reporting Tool 12

- References For CVE-2012-5659

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0215.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0215
http://git.fedorahosted.org/cgit/abrt.git/commit/?id=b173d81b577953b96a282167c7eecd66bf111a4f CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=854011

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-5659

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


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