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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-4961

Original release date: 09/18/2007
Last revised: 11/15/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The login_to_simulator method in Linden Lab Second Life, as used by the secondlife:// protocol handler and possibly other Second Life login mechanisms, sends an MD5 hash in cleartext in the passwd field, which allows remote attackers to login to an account by sniffing the network and then sending this hash to a Second Life authentication server.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: OSVDB
Name: 45947
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/ie-pwns-secondlife

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