Upstream information

CVE-2013-4577 at MITRE


A certain Debian patch for GNU GRUB uses world-readable permissions for grub.cfg, which allows local users to obtain password hashes, as demonstrated by reading the password_pbkdf2 directive in the file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

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: 864544 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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