CVE-2012-4453

NameCVE-2012-4453
Descriptiondracut.sh in dracut, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, Fedora 16 and 17, and possibly other products, creates initramfs images with world-readable permissions, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow
Debian Bugs688956

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dracut (PTS)stretch044+241-3fixed
buster048+80-2fixed
bookworm, bullseye, sid051-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dracutsource(unstable)020-1.1low688956

Notes

[squeeze] - dracut <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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