A weakness has been reported in Red Hat Directory Server, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose sensitive information.
The weakness is caused due to the "setup-ds.pl" and "setup-ds-admin.pl" setup scripts creating cache files with insecure file permissions. This can be exploited to disclose passwords for the Directory and Administration Server administrative accounts.
Solution: Fixed in Red Hat Directory Server 8.2.
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported by the vendor.
Original Advisory: http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0590.html
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Subject: Red Hat Directory Server Setup Scripts Insecure Cache File Permissions
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