CVE-2016-2121

NVD - CVE-2016-2121

CVE-2016-2121 Detail

Current Description

A permissions flaw was found in redis, which sets weak permissions on certain files and directories that could potentially contain sensitive information. A local, unprivileged user could possibly use this flaw to access unauthorized system information.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score:  4.0 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94111 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3226 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2016-2121 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-732 Incorrect Permission Assignment for Critical Resource Reference acceptance level Red Hat, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2121
NVD Published Date:
10/31/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019
Source:
MITRE