Legato nsrd daemon creates "logs" directory with insecure permissions

legato-nsrd-log-permissions (7897) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

The nsrd daemon in Legato NetWork creates the "log" directory with world-readable permissions. A local attacker could use this vulnerability to view any file in the directory.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

No remedy available as of August 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Jan 10 2002 5:00PM: Legato Vulnerable.
  • BID-3840: Legato NetWorker Insecure Log Permissions Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-0113: EMC NetWorker (formerly Legato NetWorker) before 7.0 stores log files in the /nsr/logs/ directory with world-readable permissions, which allows local users to read sensitive information and possibly gain privileges. NOTE: this was originally reported for Legato NetWorker 6.1 on the Solaris 7 platform.
  • OSVDB ID: 14327: Legato NetWorker /nsr/logs/ Directory Permission Weakness Information Disclosure

Platforms Affected:

  • EMC Legato NetWorker 6.1

Reported:

Jan 10, 2002

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