CVE-ID

CVE-2002-0849

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
Linux-iSCSI iSCSI implementation installs the iscsi.conf file with world-readable permissions on some operating systems, including Red Hat Linux Limbo Beta #1, which could allow local users to gain privileges by reading the cleartext CHAP password.
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Date Entry Created
20020809 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Modified (20050610)
Votes (Legacy)
MODIFY(2) Foat, Frech
NOOP(4) Armstrong, Christey, Cole, Wall
REJECT(1) Cox
Comments (Legacy)
 Cox> CD:EX-BETA
 Foat> The candidate notes that this vulnerability pertains to "some
   operating systems" and specifically mentions only Red Hat Linux Limbo Beta #1.
   We found the file to be world readable on Red Hat Linux 7.2.
 Frech> XF:linux-iscsi-conf-insecure(9792)
 Christey> MISC:http://www.seifried.org/security/advisories/kssa-004.html

Proposed (Legacy)
20020830
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