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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-6283

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Fedora install the Bind /etc/rndc.key file with world-readable permissions, which allows local users to perform unauthorized named commands, such as causing a denial of service by stopping named.
Publish Date : 2007-12-17 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceObtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Vendor Statements

An update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 was released to correct this issue: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0300.html
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-12-11 2007-12-13
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2008:0300: bind security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22620 unix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Fedora install the Bind /etc/rndc.key file with world-readable permissions, which allows ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9977 unix
RHSA-2008:0300: bind security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080300 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-6283

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Redhat Fedora Core Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Enterprise Linux 1
Redhat Fedora Core 1

- References For CVE-2007-6283

http://secunia.com/advisories/28180
SECUNIA 28180
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00587.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-4655
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00671.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-4658
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0300.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0300
http://secunia.com/advisories/30313
SECUNIA 30313
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-6283 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-6283

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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