|Bugzilla:||859448: CVE-2012-4453 dracut: Creates initramfs images with world-readable permissions (information disclosure)|
It was discovered that dracut created initramfs images as world readable. A local user could possibly use this flaw to obtain sensitive information from these files, such as iSCSI authentication passwords, encrypted root file system crypttab passwords, or other information.
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (dracut)||RHSA-2013:1674||November 20, 2013|
This issue was discovered by Peter Jones of the Red Hat Installer Team.
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