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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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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
20020809 Disclaimer: The record 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
Comments (Legacy)
 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:

Proposed (Legacy)
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