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)
Debian Bugs695832

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
apt (PTS)stretch1.4.10fixed
stretch (security)1.4.11fixed
buster1.8.2.3fixed
buster (security)1.8.2.2fixed
bullseye2.2.4fixed
bookworm, sid2.5.0fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
aptsourcesqueeze(not affected)
aptsource(unstable)0.9.7.7695832

Notes

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

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