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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-0786

The transform_save function in transform.c in Augeas before 1.0.0 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files and obtain sensitive information via a symlink attack on a .augnew file.
Publish Date : 2013-11-23 Last Update Date : 2014-01-23
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 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

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: SUSE-SU-2014:1017-1 -- Security update for augeas oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26875 unix
ELSA-2013-1537 -- augeas security, bug fix, and enhancement update (low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27387 unix
RHSA-2013:1537 -- augeas security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26916 unix
RHSA-2013:1537: augeas security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20131537 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1017-1 -- Security update for augeas oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25960 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-2012-0786

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Augeas Augeas 0.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Augeas Augeas 0.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Augeas Augeas 0.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Augeas Augeas 0.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Augeas Augeas 0.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Augeas Augeas 0.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Augeas Augeas 0.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Augeas Augeas 0.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Augeas Augeas 0.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Augeas Augeas 0.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Augeas Augeas 0.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Augeas Augeas 0.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Augeas Augeas 0.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Augeas Augeas 0.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Augeas Augeas 0.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Augeas Augeas 0.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Augeas Augeas 0.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Augeas Augeas 0.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Augeas Augeas 0.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Augeas Augeas 0.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Augeas Augeas 0.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Augeas Augeas 0.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Augeas Augeas 0.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Augeas Augeas 0.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Augeas Augeas 0.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Augeas Augeas 0.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Augeas Augeas 0.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Augeas Augeas 0.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Augeas Augeas 0.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Augeas Augeas 0.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Augeas Augeas 0.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Augeas Augeas 0.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Augeas Augeas 0.7.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Augeas Augeas 0.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Augeas Augeas 0.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Augeas Augeas 0.9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Augeas Augeas 0.10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Augeas Augeas 37

- References For CVE-2012-0786 CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2013:1537

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-0786

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

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