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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-2653

arpwatch 2.1a15, as used by Red Hat, Debian, Fedora, and possibly others, does not properly drop supplementary groups, which might allow attackers to gain root privileges by leveraging other vulnerabilities in the daemon.
Publish Date : 2012-07-12 Last Update Date : 2016-11-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2481-1 arpwatch - fails to drop supplementary groups oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18519 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-2653

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Arpwatch 2.1a15 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Arpwatch 1

- References For CVE-2012-2653

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:113
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2012:113
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201607-16
GENTOO GLSA-201607-16
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/05/24/13
MLIST [oss-security] 20120525 Re: CVE Request: powerdns does not clear supplementary groups
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-June/082553.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2012-8677
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/05/25/5
MLIST [oss-security] 20120525 Re: CVE Request: powerdns does not clear supplementary groups
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-June/082569.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2012-8675
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-June/082565.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2012-8702
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/05/24/14
MLIST [oss-security] 20120524 Re: CVE Request: powerdns does not clear supplementary groups
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2481
DEBIAN DSA-2481
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/05/24/12
MLIST [oss-security] 20120524 Re: CVE Request: powerdns does not clear supplementary groups

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-2653

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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