CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2001-1017

Published: Sep 04, 2001 | Modified: Oct 10, 2017
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
7.2 HIGH
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

rmuser utility in FreeBSD 4.2 and 4.3 creates a copy of the master.passwd file with world-readable permissions while updating the original file, which could allow local users to gain privileges by reading the copied file while rmuser is running, obtain the password hashes, and crack the passwords.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Freebsd Freebsd 4.2 4.2
Freebsd Freebsd 4.3 4.3

References