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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-4235

acpid 1.0.4 sets an unrestrictive umask, which might allow local users to leverage weak permissions on /var/log/acpid, and obtain sensitive information by reading this file or cause a denial of service by overwriting this file, a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-4033.
Publish Date : 2009-12-08 Last Update Date : 2017-08-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
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) Denial Of ServiceObtain Information
CWE ID 264

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat considers this to be a duplicate of the CVE-2009-4033, rather than a separate issue. For further details, see: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=542926#c10
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1960 acpid -- programming error oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7329 unix
DSA-1960-1 acpid -- programming error oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13771 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-2009-4235

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Tim Hockin Acpid 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Tim Hockin Acpid 1

- References For CVE-2009-4235

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1642.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1642
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/54676
XF acpid-umask-weak-security(54676)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=542926 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=515062 CONFIRM
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023284
SECTRACK 1023284
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1960
DEBIAN DSA-1960
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:342
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:342
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:343
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:343

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-4235

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


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