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A certain Red Hat patch for acpid 1.0.4 effectively triggers a call to the open function with insufficient arguments which might allow local users to leverage weak permissions on /var/log/acpid and obtain sensitive information by reading this file cause a denial of service by overwriting this file or gain privileges by executing this file.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10555

A certain Red Hat patch for acpid 1.0.4 effectively triggers a call to the open function with insufficient arguments which might allow local users to leverage weak permissions on /var/log/acpid and obtain sensitive information by reading this file cause a denial of service by overwriting this file or gain privileges by executing this file.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-4033
Product(s):