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CVE-2010-1439

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-06-01
Bugzilla: 585386: CVE-2010-1439 rhn-client-tools: authorized information disclosure

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

yum-rhn-plugin in Red Hat Network Client Tools (aka rhn-client-tools) on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 and Fedora uses world-readable permissions for the /var/spool/up2date/loginAuth.pkl file, which allows local users to access the Red Hat Network profile, and possibly prevent future security updates, by leveraging authentication data from this file.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1439 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.6
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (rhn-client-tools) RHSA-2010:0449 June 01, 2010

External References

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