CVE-2012-0961

NameCVE-2012-0961
DescriptionApt 0.8.16~exp5ubuntu13.x before 0.8.16~exp5ubuntu13.6, 0.8.16~exp12ubuntu10.x before 0.8.16~exp12ubuntu10.7, and 0.9.7.5ubuntu5.x before 0.9.7.5ubuntu5.2, as used in Ubuntu, uses world-readable permissions for /var/log/apt/term.log, which allows local users to obtain sensitive shell information by reading the log file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs695832

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
apt (PTS)wheezy0.9.7.9+deb7u7fixed
wheezy (security)0.9.7.9+deb7u6fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.0.9.8.4fixed
stretch1.4.8fixed
buster1.6~alpha6fixed
sid1.6~alpha7fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
aptsource(unstable)0.9.7.7low695832
aptsourcesqueeze(not affected)

Notes

[squeeze] - apt <not-affected> (Logged as 0600 in Squeeze)

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