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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-2678

Original release date: 07/03/2012
Last revised: 12/05/2013


389 Directory Server before (aka Red Hat Directory Server before 8.2.10-3), after the password for a LDAP user has been changed and before the server has been reset, allows remote attackers to read the plaintext password via the unhashed#user#password attribute.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 1.2 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1041
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 83336
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02881
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://directory.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Release_Notes
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:0997
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19353
External Source: BID
Name: 54153

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.7:alpha3
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.6
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.6:rc6
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.6:rc3
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.6:rc7
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.6:a4
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.6:a3
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.6:rc2
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.6:rc1
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.5:rc4
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.5:rc3
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.6:a2
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.5
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.2
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.3
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.5:rc1
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.5:rc2
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.8:alpha1
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.1
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.8:rc1
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.8:alpha2
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.8:alpha3
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.8:rc2
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.10:alpha8
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:1.2.10:rc1
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:
* cpe:/a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server: and previous versions
+ Configuration 2
+ OR
* cpe:/a:redhat:directory_server:8.1
* cpe:/a:redhat:directory_server:8.0
* cpe:/a:redhat:directory_server:7.1
* cpe:/a:redhat:directory_server:8.2 and previous versions

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