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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0015

Original release date: 01/14/2010
Last revised: 06/17/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

nis/nss_nis/nis-pwd.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.7 and Embedded GLIBC (EGLIBC) 2.10.2 adds information from the passwd.adjunct.byname map to entries in the passwd map, which allows remote attackers to obtain the encrypted passwords of NIS accounts by calling the getpwnam function.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100111 Re: CVE id request: GNU libc: NIS shadow password leakage
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=560333
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100109 Re: CVE id request: GNU libc: NIS shadow password leakage
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.debian.org/viewsvn/pkg-glibc/glibc-package/trunk/debian/patches/any/submitted-nis-shadow.diff?revision=4062&view=markup
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:111
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:112
External Source: MISC
Name: http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11134
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100111 Re: CVE id request: GNU libc: NIS shadow password leakage
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100111 Re: CVE id request: GNU libc: NIS shadow password leakage
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100108 Re: CVE id request: GNU libc: NIS shadow password leakage
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100107 CVE id request: GNU libc: NIS shadow password leakage

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