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Cryptographic Issues

CVE-2011-3590

Severity Medium
Score 5.7/10

Summary

The Red Hat mkdumprd script for kexec-tools, as distributed in the kexec-tools 1.x before 1.102pre-154 and 2.x before 2.0.0-209 packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux, includes all of root's SSH private keys within a vmcore file, which allows context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive information by inspecting the file content.

  • MEDIUM
  • ADJACENT_NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • COMPLETE
  • NONE

CWE-310 - Cryptographic Issues

Cryptographic issues is a category of weaknesses related to the design and implementation of the confidentiality and integrity of data. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to data quality degradation.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published