CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2001-1175

Published: Apr 01, 2002 | 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

vipw in the util-linux package before 2.10 causes /etc/shadow to be world-readable in some cases, which would make it easier for local users to perform brute force password guessing.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Util-linux Andries_brouwer 2.10s 2.10s
Util-linux Andries_brouwer 2.11d 2.11d

References