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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-1439

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.
Publish Date : 2010-06-07 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
3.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 264

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
4.6
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N 2010-04-22 2010-06-01
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2010:0449: rhn-client-tools security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23151 unix
RHSA-2010:0449: rhn-client-tools security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21382 unix
RHSA-2010:0449: rhn-client-tools security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100449 unix
yum-rhn-plugin in Red Hat Network Client Tools (aka rhn-client-tools) on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 and Fedora us... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9232 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2010-1439

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Redhat Yum-rhn-plugin Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Yum-rhn-plugin 1

- References For CVE-2010-1439

http://secunia.com/advisories/39996
SECUNIA 39996
http://securitytracker.com/id?1024049
SECTRACK 1024049
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/40492
BID 40492 Red Hat Client Tools 'loginAuth.pkl' Local Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2010-07-06
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0449.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0449
http://www.osvdb.org/65063
OSVDB 65063
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1311
VUPEN ADV-2010-1311
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/59114
XF redhat-clienttools-loginauth-security-bypass(59114)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=585386 CONFIRM

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-1439

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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