Access Restriction Bypass Affecting shadow package, versions *


low

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    Confidentiality High
NVD  medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN11-SHADOW-526940
  • published 28 Oct 2007
  • disclosed 28 Oct 2007

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Debian:11 shadow.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream shadow package and not the shadow package as distributed by Debian:11. See How to fix? for Debian:11 relevant fixed versions and status.

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.