Upstream information

CVE-2012-2679 at MITRE


Red Hat Network (RHN) Configuration Client (rhncfg-client) in rhncfg before 5.10.27-8 uses weak permissions (world-readable) for /var/log/rhncfg-actions, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information about the rhncfg-client actions by reading the file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 766148 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1-CLIENT-TOOLS
  • rhn-virtualization-common >= 5.4.15-0.15.2
  • rhn-virtualization-host >= 5.4.15-0.15.2
  • rhncfg >= 5.9.33-0.20.1
  • rhncfg-actions >= 5.9.33-0.20.1
  • rhncfg-client >= 5.9.33-0.20.1
  • rhncfg-management >= 5.9.33-0.20.1

Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Manager Client Tools Beta for SLE 12 mgr-cfg In progress
SUSE Manager Client Tools Beta for SLE 15 mgr-cfg Released
SUSE Manager Client Tools for SLE 12 mgr-cfg In progress
SUSE Manager Client Tools for SLE 15 mgr-cfg In progress