CVE-2018-19046

medium

Description

keepalived 2.0.8 didn't check for existing plain files when writing data to a temporary file upon a call to PrintData or PrintStats. If a local attacker had previously created a file with the expected name (e.g., /tmp/keepalived.data or /tmp/keepalived.stats), with read access for the attacker and write access for the keepalived process, then this potentially leaked sensitive information.

References

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1015141

https://github.com/acassen/keepalived/issues/1048

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201903-01

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-11-08

Updated: 2019-03-13

Type: CWE-200

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

CVSS v3

Base Score: 4.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1

Severity: MEDIUM