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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-0826

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) Berkeley DB NSS module (aka libnss-db) 2.2.3pre1 reads the DB_CONFIG file in the current working directory, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information via a symlink attack involving a setgid or setuid application that uses this module.
Publish Date : 2010-04-05 Last Update Date : 2017-09-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N 2010-04-07 2010-04-01
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2010-0347 -- nss_db security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27991 unix
ELSA-2010:0347: nss_db security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23085 unix
RHSA-2010:0347: nss_db security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21964 unix
RHSA-2010:0347: nss_db security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100347 unix
The Free Software Foundation (FSF) Berkeley DB NSS module (aka libnss-db) 2.2.3pre1 reads the DB_CONFIG file in the curr... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10727 unix
USN-922-1 -- libnss-db vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13260 unix
VMware ESX, Service Console update for NSS_db. oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6681 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-2010-0826

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Piotr Roszatycki Libnss-db 2.2.3 Pre1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Piotr Roszatycki Libnss-db 1

- References For CVE-2010-0826 CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2010-0776
VUPEN ADV-2010-0903
BID 39132 GNU libnss_db Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2010-09-30

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-0826

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