initscripts in rPath Linux 1 sets insecure permissions for the /var/log/btmp file, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information regarding authentication attempts. NOTE: because sshd detects the insecure permissions and does not log certain events, this also prevents sshd from logging failed authentication attempts by remote attackers.
Published 2007-10-28 17:08:00
Updated 2018-10-15 21:45:59
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-5686

0.13%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 47 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2007-5686

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.9
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N
3.9
6.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2007-5686

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Products affected by CVE-2007-5686

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