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Red Hat 6.0 allows local users to gain root access by booting single user and hitting ^C at the password prompt.
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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
20000322 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 (20141101)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(4) Armstrong, Cole, Levy, Ozancin
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(4) Baker, Blake, LeBlanc, Wall
REVIEWING(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 Ozancin> We need an additional CVE entry for other distributions that simply drop you
   into a root shell in single user mode.
 Christey> Based on Craig's comments, need to consider if this is an LOA
 Frech> XF:redhat-single-user-auth(4026)

Proposed (Legacy)
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