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CVE-2005-2069 Detail

Description

pam_ldap and nss_ldap, when used with OpenLDAP and connecting to a slave using TLS, does not use TLS for the subsequent connection if the client is referred to a master, which may cause a password to be sent in cleartext and allows remote attackers to sniff the password.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/30/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2069
Original release date:
06/30/2005
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2005-07/0060.html External Source FULLDISC 20050704 pam_ldap/nss_ldap password leak in a master+slave+start_tls LDAP setup
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=96767 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=96767
http://bugzilla.padl.com/show_bug.cgi?id=210 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MISC http://bugzilla.padl.com/show_bug.cgi?id=210
http://bugzilla.padl.com/show_bug.cgi?id=211 External Source MISC http://bugzilla.padl.com/show_bug.cgi?id=211
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-157.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-157.htm
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200507-13.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-2005-07-13
http://www.openldap.org/its/index.cgi/Incoming?id=3791 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MISC http://www.openldap.org/its/index.cgi/Incoming?id=3791
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-751.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:751
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-767.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:767
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14125 External Source BID 14125
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14126 External Source BID 14126
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-152-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-152-1
http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:121 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2005:121
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=161990 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=161990
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/21245 External Source XF ldap-tls-information-disclosure(21245)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9445 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9445

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9445
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9445

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