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Scientific Linux alert SLSA-2013:1674-2 (dracut)

From:  Pat Riehecky <>
To:  <>
Subject:  Security ERRATA Moderate: dracut on SL6.x (noarch)
Date:  Mon, 9 Dec 2013 16:04:25 +0000
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Synopsis: Moderate: dracut security, bug fix, and enhancement update Advisory ID: SLSA-2013:1674-2 Issue Date: 2013-11-21 CVE Numbers: CVE-2012-4453 -- It was discovered that dracut created initramfs images as world readable. A local user could possibly use this flaw to obtain sensitive information from these files, such as iSCSI authentication passwords, encrypted root file system crypttab passwords, or other information. (CVE-2012-4453) -- SL6 noarch dracut-004-336.el6.noarch.rpm dracut-fips-004-336.el6.noarch.rpm dracut-kernel-004-336.el6.noarch.rpm dracut-network-004-336.el6.noarch.rpm dracut-caps-004-336.el6.noarch.rpm dracut-fips-aesni-004-336.el6.noarch.rpm dracut-generic-004-336.el6.noarch.rpm dracut-tools-004-336.el6.noarch.rpm - Scientific Linux Development Team

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