Upstream information

CVE-2012-5638 at MITRE


The setup_logging function in log.h in SANLock uses world-writable permissions for /var/log/sanlock.log, which allows local users to overwrite the file content or bypass intended disk-quota restrictions via standard filesystem write operations.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently not rated by SUSE as it is not affecting the SUSE Enterprise products.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 3.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 797744 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Jul 9 19:40:27 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:46:21 2022