tac_plus creates insecure accounting files
|tacplus-insecure-accounting-files (8061)||Medium Risk|
TACACS+, or tac_plus creates files specified by the 'account file=' directive with world-writable permissions. This could allow a local attacker to modify or delete files created with the 'account file=' directive.
No remedy available as of July 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Fri Feb 01 2002 - 05:00:41 CST: Re: tac_plus version F4.0.4.alpha on at least Solaris 8 sparc.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Thu Jan 31 2002 - 11:53:57 CST: Re: tac_plus version F4.0.4.alpha on at least Solaris 8 sparc.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Thu Jan 31 2002 - 13:01:00 CST: Re: tac_plus version F4.0.4.alpha on at least Solaris 8 sparc.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Wed Jan 30 2002 - 17:42:03 CST: tac_plus version F4.0.4.alpha on at least Solaris 8 sparc.
- TACACS+ Web site: TACACS+.
- BID-4003: Cisco Tac_Plus Accounting Directive Insecure File Creation Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0225: tac_plus Tacacs+ daemon F4.0.4.alpha, originally maintained by Cisco, creates files from the accounting directive with world-readable and writable permissions, which allows local users to access and modify sensitive files.
- OSVDB ID: 8848: tac_plus Tacacs+ Daemon Arbitrary File Modification
- Cisco TACACS+ F4.0.4alpha
Jan 30, 2002
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