CVE-2013-2162

LOW

Description

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.

References

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=711600

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2013/q2/528

http://secunia.com/advisories/54300

http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1909-1

http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2818

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/60424

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-08-19

Updated: 2014-01-14

Type: CWE-362

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 1.9

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: LOW