CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-01-03
Bugzilla: 879094: CVE-2012-5561 Katello: /etc/katello/secure/passphrase is world readable


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

script/katello-generate-passphrase in Katello 1.1 uses world-readable permissions for /etc/katello/secure/passphrase, which allows local users to obtain the passphrase by reading the file.

Find out more about CVE-2012-5561 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 2.1
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
CloudForms System Engine for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2013:0547 February 21, 2013
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2013:0544 February 21, 2013

External References


This issue was discovered by Aaron Weitekamp of the Red Hat Cloud Quality Engineering team.

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