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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-2291

EMC Avamar Client 4.x, 5.x, and 6.x on HP-UX and Mac OS X, and the EMC Avamar plugin 4.x, 5.x, and 6.x for Oracle, uses world-writable permissions for cache directories, which allows local users to gain privileges via an unspecified symlink attack.
Publish Date : 2013-01-21 Last Update Date : 2013-01-22
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 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) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-2291

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application EMC Avamar 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application EMC Avamar 4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application EMC Avamar 5.0 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application EMC Avamar 5.0 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application EMC Avamar 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application EMC Avamar 5.0.0-407 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application EMC Avamar 5.0.4-26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application EMC Avamar 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application EMC Avamar Plugin 4.0 - ~~~~~oracle Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application EMC Avamar Plugin 5.0 - ~~~~~oracle Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application EMC Avamar Plugin 6.0 - ~~~~~oracle Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application EMC Avamar Plugin 6.1 - ~~~~~oracle Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
EMC Avamar 8
EMC Avamar Plugin 4

- References For CVE-2012-2291
BUGTRAQ 20130121 Re: EMC Avamar: World writable cache files

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-2291

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