Public Date:
988998: CVE-2013-4481 luci: short exposure of authentication secrets while generating configuration file
A flaw was found in the way luci generated its configuration file. The file was created as world readable for a short period of time, allowing a local user to gain access to the authentication secrets stored in the configuration file.

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CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 1.9
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (luci) RHSA-2013:1603 2013-11-20


This issue was discovered by Jan Pokorný of Red Hat.