86396 : Red Hat Network (RHN) Configuration Client (rhncfg-client) /var/log/rhncfg-actions Permission Weakness Local Information Disclosure
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-10-15

Description

Red Hat Network (RHN) Configuration Client (rhncfg-client) contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered by the program setting insecure permissions on the /var/log/rhncfg-actions file. This may allow a local attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Authentication Required

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, REd Hat has released a patch to address this vulnerability. Check the vendor advisory or solution in the references section.

Products

Red Hat, Inc.
Red Hat Network
Unspecified

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 2.1
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-10-23 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_0

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