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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2368

Original release date: 01/20/2009
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Red Hat Certificate System 7.2 stores passwords in cleartext in the UserDirEnrollment log, the RA wizard installer log, and unspecified other debug log files, and uses weak permissions for these files, which allows local users to discover passwords by reading the files.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0007
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021608
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0006
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33540
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0145
External Source: BID
Name: 33288
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=452000
External Source: XF
Name: redhat-cs-debuglog-info-disclosure(48022)

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