CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2006-1183

Published: Mar 13, 2006 | Modified: Oct 03, 2018
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

The Ubuntu 5.10 installer does not properly clear passwords from the installer log file (questions.dat), and leaves the log file with world-readable permissions, which allows local users to gain privileges.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Ubuntu_linux Ubuntu 5.10 5.10
Cdebconf Ubuntu dapper *
Cdebconf Ubuntu devel *
Cdebconf Ubuntu edgy *
Cdebconf Ubuntu feisty *

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