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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-2314

The bootloader configuration module (pyanaconda/bootloader.py) in Anaconda uses 755 permissions for /etc/grub.d, which allows local users to obtain password hashes and conduct brute force password guessing attacks.
Publish Date : 2012-07-03 Last Update Date : 2012-08-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
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 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)
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-2314

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Fedoraproject Anaconda - Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Fedoraproject Anaconda 1

- References For CVE-2012-2314

http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/?p=anaconda.git;a=commit;h=03ef13b625cc06873a924e0610340f8489fd92df CONFIRM
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-May/080188.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2012-7579
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53486
BID 53486 Anaconda Bootloader Configuration Module Insecure File Permission Vulnerability Release Date:2012-05-10
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/05/04/12
MLIST [oss-security] 20120504 Re: CVE Request -- anaconda: Weak permissions by writing password configuration file in bootloader configuration module
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=819031
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/05/04/10
MLIST [oss-security] 20120504 CVE Request -- anaconda: Weak permissions by writing password configuration file in bootloader configuration module

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-2314

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


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