Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Fedora install the Bind /etc/rndc.key file with world-readable permissions, which allows local users to perform unauthorized named commands, such as causing a denial of service by stopping named.
Published 2007-12-18 01:46:00
Updated 2022-02-25 19:06:21
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Vulnerability category: Denial of serviceInformation leak

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-6283

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 29 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2007-6283

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2007-6283

Vendor statements for CVE-2007-6283

  • Red Hat 2008-05-21
    An update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 was released to correct this issue:

Products affected by CVE-2007-6283

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