[Linux-aus] Re: Root Password Readable in Clear Text with Ubuntu
lloy0076 at adam.com.au
Mon Mar 13 22:41:02 UTC 2006
> > <quote>
> > Posted by Zonk on Monday March 13, @12:34AM
> > from the that's-a-big-oops dept.
> > Security Linux
> > BBitmaster writes "An extremely critical bug and security threat was
> > discovered in Ubuntu Breezy Badger 5.10 earlier today by a visitor
> > on the Ubuntu Forums that allows anyone to read the root password
> > simply by opening an installer log file. Apparently the installer
> > fails to clean its log files and leaves them readable to all users.
> > The bug has been fixed, and only affects The 5.10 Breezy Badger
> > release. Ubuntu users, be sure to get the patch right away."
> > </quote>
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