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CVE-2010-1439 Detail

Description

yum-rhn-plugin in Red Hat Network Client Tools (aka rhn-client-tools) on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 and Fedora uses world-readable permissions for the /var/spool/up2date/loginAuth.pkl file, which allows local users to access the Red Hat Network profile, and possibly prevent future security updates, by leveraging authentication data from this file.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/07/2010

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-1439
Original release date:
06/07/2010
Last revised:
09/18/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
3.6 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
4.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://securitytracker.com/id?1024049 External Source SECTRACK 1024049
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0449.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2010:0449
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/40492 External Source BID 40492
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1311 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2010-1311
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=585386 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=585386
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/59114 External Source XF redhat-clienttools-loginauth-security-bypass(59114)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9232 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9232

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9232
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9232

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

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