CVE-2011-2473

MEDIUM

Description

The do_dump_data function in utils/opcontrol in OProfile 0.9.6 and earlier might allow local users to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a crafted --session-dir argument in conjunction with a symlink attack on the opd_pipe file, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-1760.

References

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=624212

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/03/1

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/10/6

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/10/7

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/11/1

http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2254

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/67978

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-06-09

Updated: 2017-08-29

Type: CWE-59

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.3

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

Impact Score: 9.2

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM