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The permissions for a system-critical NIS+ table (e.g. passwd) are inappropriate.
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  • CERT:CA-96.10
Date Entry Created
19990607 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)
Proposed (19990803)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(2) Baker, Wall
NOOP(1) Christey
RECAST(1) Northcutt
Comments (Legacy)
 Northcutt> Why not say world readable, this is what you do further down in the
   file (world exportable in CVE-1999-0554)
 Christey> ADDREF AUSCERT:AA-96.02

Proposed (Legacy)
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