Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures

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Upstream information

CVE-2012-2737 at MITRE


The user_change_icon_file_authorized_cb function in /usr/libexec/accounts-daemon in AccountsService before 0.6.22 does not properly check the UID when copying an icon file to the system cache directory, which allows local users to read arbitrary files via a race condition.
CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 1.85
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

SUSE information

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 768807 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories: