Mission and Overview
NVD is the U.S. government repository of standards based vulnerability management data. This data enables automation of vulnerability management, security measurement, and compliance (e.g. FISMA).
Resource Status
NVD contains:

Last updated: 12/21/2014 6:57:50 PM

CVE Publication rate: 19.83

Email List

NVD provides four mailing lists to the public. For information and subscription instructions please visit NVD Mailing Lists

Workload Index
Vulnerability Workload Index: 8.19
About Us
NVD is a product of the NIST Computer Security Division and is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security's National Cyber Security Division. It supports the U.S. government multi-agency (OSD, DHS, NSA, DISA, and NIST) Information Security Automation Program. It is the U.S. government content repository for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP).

National Cyber Awareness System

Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-2668

Original release date: 06/16/2012
Last revised: 09/07/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

libraries/libldap/tls_m.c in OpenLDAP, possibly 2.4.31 and earlier, when using the Mozilla NSS backend, always uses the default cipher suite even when TLSCipherSuite is set, which might cause OpenLDAP to use weaker ciphers than intended and make it easier for remote attackers to obtain sensitive information.

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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120605 Re: CVE request: openldap does not honor TLSCipherSuite configuration option
External Source: BID
Name: 53823
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120605 CVE request: openldap does not honor TLSCipherSuite configuration option
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=825875
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1027127
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1151
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.openldap.org/devel/gitweb.cgi?p=openldap.git;a=commitdiff;h=2c2bb2e
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.openldap.org/its/index.cgi?findid=7285
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120606 Re: CVE request: openldap does not honor TLSCipherSuite configuration option
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=676309
External Source: XF
Name: openldap-nss-weak-security(76099)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)