Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls
yum-rhn-plugin in Red Hat Network Client Tools (aka rhn-client-tools) on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 and Fedora uses world-readable permissions for the /var/spool/up2date/loginAuth.pkl file, which allows local users to access the Red Hat Network profile, and possibly prevent future security updates, by leveraging authentication data from this file.
CWE-264 - Permissions Privileges and Access Controls
CWE 264 (permissions, privileges, and access controls) is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to the management of permissions, privileges, and other security features used to perform access control. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category allow attackers to gain privileges for an unintended sphere of control, access sensitive information, and execute arbitrary commands.