CVE-2009-4029

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Description

The (1) dist or (2) distcheck rules in GNU Automake 1.11.1, 1.10.3, and release branches branch-1-4 through branch-1-9, when producing a distribution tarball for a package that uses Automake, assign insecure permissions (777) to directories in the build tree, which introduces a race condition that allows local users to modify the contents of package files, introduce Trojan horse programs, or conduct other attacks before the build is complete.

References

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/automake/2009-12/msg00010.html

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/automake/2009-12/msg00011.html

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/automake/2009-12/msg00012.html

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/automake/2009-12/msg00013.html

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/automake-patches/2009-11/msg00017.html

http://savannah.gnu.org/forum/forum.php?forum_id=6077

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1021784.1-1

http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2010-0071

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:203

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/514526/100/0/threaded

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3579

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11717

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-12-20

Updated: 2018-10-10

Type: CWE-362

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.4

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (16 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
79961GLSA-201412-08 : Multiple packages, Multiple vulnerabilities fixed in 2010NessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
70650GLSA-201310-15 : GNU Automake: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
medium
69345SuSE 11.2 / 11.3 Security Update : automake (SAT Patch Numbers 8196 / 8197)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
60761Scientific Linux Security Update : automake on SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
medium
49973Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : automake (MDVSA-2010:203)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
medium
47321Fedora 11 : automake14-1.4p6-20.fc11 (2010-3591)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
47319Fedora 12 : automake17-1.7.9-13.fc12.1 (2010-3573)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
47318Fedora 11 : automake17-1.7.9-13.fc11.1 (2010-3569)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
47317Fedora 12 : automake15-1.5-29.fc12.1 (2010-3563)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
47315Fedora 12 : automake16-1.6.3-18.fc12.1 (2010-3520)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
47265Fedora 12 : automake14-1.4p6-20.fc12 (2010-1718)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
47240Fedora 11 : automake-1.11.1-1.fc11.1 (2010-1216)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
47238Fedora 11 : automake15-1.5-29.fc11.1 (2010-1174)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
47235Fedora 11 : automake16-1.6.3-18.fc11.1 (2010-1148)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
46289RHEL 5 : automake (RHSA-2010:0321)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
44879Fedora 12 : automake-1.11.1-1.fc12 (2009-13157)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium