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CVE-2007-6283 Detail

Current 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
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
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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
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0300.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-6283
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9977
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00587.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00671.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:fedora_core:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6283
NVD Published Date:
12/17/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017