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CVE-2005-2977 Detail

Current Description

The SELinux version of PAM before 0.78 r3 allows local users to perform brute force password guessing attacks via unix_chkpwd, which does not log failed guesses or delay its responses.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://cvs.sourceforge.net/viewcvs.py/pam/Linux-PAM/NEWS?rev=1.6&view=markup
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015111
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200510-22.xml Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-805.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15217
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/2227
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=168181
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10193

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:pam:pam:*:*:selinux:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
0.80


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2977
NVD Published Date:
11/01/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017