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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1384

Original release date: 05/28/2009
Last revised: 02/17/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

pam_krb5 2.2.14 through 2.3.4, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5, generates different password prompts depending on whether the user account exists, which allows remote attackers to enumerate valid usernames.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/31/2010)
This issue did not affect the versions of the pam_krb5 packages, as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4. The issue was addressed in the pam_krb5 packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0258.html

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35230
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=502602
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7081
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1448
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 54791
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9652
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090527 CVE assignment notification (pam_krb5 CVE-2009-1384)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20110211 VMSA-2011-0003 Third party component updates for VMware vCenter Server, vCenter Update Manager, ESXi and ESX
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:054
External Source: BID
Name: 35112
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43314
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0003.html

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7081
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9652
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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