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CVE-2007-6283 Detail

Description

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Fedora install the Bind /etc/rndc.key file with world-readable permissions, which allows local users to perform unauthorized named commands, such as causing a denial of service by stopping named.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/17/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6283
Original release date:
12/17/2007
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.9 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/21/2008)

An update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 was released to correct this issue: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0300.html

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0300.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0300
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-6283 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-6283
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9977 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9977
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00587.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-4655
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00671.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-4658

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9977
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9977

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

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