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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1073

Original release date: 03/31/2009
Last revised: 04/08/2009


nss-ldapd before 0.6.8 uses world-readable permissions for the /etc/nss-ldapd.conf file, which allows local users to obtain a cleartext password for the LDAP server by reading the bindpw field.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.9 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1758
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://launchpad.net/bugs/cve/2009-1073
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=520476
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34523
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://arthurenhella.demon.nl/viewvc/nss-ldapd/nss-ldapd/man/nss-ldapd.conf.5.xml?r1=805&r2=806
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090323 CVE request -- ucd-snmp / net-snmp, libnss-ldapd / nss_ldap
External Source: BID
Name: 34211
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090324 Re: CVE request -- ucd-snmp / net-snmp, libnss-ldapd / nss_ldap
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://ch.tudelft.nl/~arthur/nss-ldapd/news.html#20090322
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://arthurenhella.demon.nl/viewvc/nss-ldapd/nss-ldapd/debian/libnss-ldapd.postinst?r1=795&r2=813
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090324 Re: CVE request -- ucd-snmp / net-snmp, libnss-ldapd / nss_ldap
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090324 Re: CVE request -- ucd-snmp / net-snmp, libnss-ldapd / nss_ldap

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)