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CVE-2000-1199 Detail

Description

PostgreSQL stores usernames and passwords in plaintext in (1) pg_shadow and (2) pg_pwd, which allows attackers with sufficient privileges to gain access to databases.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/31/2001

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=95659987018649&w=2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1139 Exploit Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/4364

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2000-1199
NVD Published Date:
08/31/2001
NVD Last Modified:
12/18/2017