CVE Reference: CVE-2010-1439

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CVE-2010-1439

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.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/59114

ST
  1024049

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA39996

REDHAT
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0449.html

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9232

OSVDB
  65063

CONFIRM

BID
  40492


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