Access Restriction Bypass Affecting shadow package, versions *


low
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • Confidentiality

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-DEBIAN10-SHADOW-306250

  • published

    28 Oct 2007

  • disclosed

    28 Oct 2007

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Debian:10 shadow.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream shadow package.

initscripts in rPath Linux 1 sets insecure permissions for the /var/log/btmp file, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information regarding authentication attempts. NOTE: because sshd detects the insecure permissions and does not log certain events, this also prevents sshd from logging failed authentication attempts by remote attackers.