CVE-2012-5635

NameCVE-2012-5635
DescriptionThe GlusterFS functionality in Red Hat Storage Management Console 2.0, Native Client, and Server 2.0 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on multiple temporary files created by (1) tests/volume.rc, (2) extras/hook-scripts/S30samba-stop.sh, and possibly other vectors, different vulnerabilities than CVE-2012-4417.
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 Bugs704944

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
glusterfs (PTS)jessie3.5.2-2+deb8u3fixed
jessie (security)3.5.2-2+deb8u5fixed
stretch3.8.8-1fixed
buster, sid5.5-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
glusterfssource(unstable)3.5.0-1unimportant704944

Notes

http://git.gluster.org/cgit/glusterfs.git/commit/?id=b8d5fd2b88db7e18a10e57a0edf1a41eda4f5314 (v3.4.0qa8)
http://git.gluster.org/cgit/glusterfs.git/commit/?id=11bb1fc5849a557d1a26e59bd651fbd0d07a1b8d (v3.5.0qa1)
Neutralised by kernel hardening

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