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CVE-2012-0961

Published: 12 December 2012

Apt 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.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
This was introduced in Oneiric, as the fix for bug 404724
Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
apt
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Not vulnerable

lucid Not vulnerable

oneiric
Released (0.8.16~exp5ubuntu13.6)
precise
Released (0.8.16~exp12ubuntu10.7)
quantal
Released (0.9.7.5ubuntu5.2)
upstream Needs triage