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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-1923

Original release date: 01/21/2014
Last revised: 01/22/2014


rpc-gssd in nfs-utils before 1.2.8 performs reverse DNS resolution for server names during GSSAPI authentication, which might allow remote attackers to read otherwise-restricted files via DNS spoofing attacks.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 3.2 LOW
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.2
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Local network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: XF
Name: nfsutils-cve20131923-spoofing(85331)
External Source: BID
Name: 58854
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1048
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1012
External Source: MLIST
Name: [linux-nfs] 20130403 Re: [PATCH] Avoid PTR lookups when possible
External Source: MLIST
Name: [linux-nfs] 20130402 Re: [PATCH] Avoid PTR lookups when possible
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=948072
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1016

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  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)