Race condition in the post-installation script (mysql-server-5.5.postinst) for MySQL Server 5.5 for Debian GNU/Linux and Ubuntu Linux creates a configuration file with world-readable permissions before restricting the permissions, which allows local users to read the file and obtain sensitive information such as credentials.
Published 2013-08-19 13:07:41
Updated 2014-01-14 04:24:45
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-2162

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2013-2162

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
1.9
LOW AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
3.4
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2013-2162

References for CVE-2013-2162

Products affected by CVE-2013-2162

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