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CVE-2006-1772 Detail

Description

debconf in Debian GNU/Linux, when configuring mnogosearch in the mnogosearch-common 3.2.31-1 package, uses the world-readable config.dat file instead of the restricted passwords.dat for storing the cleartext database administrator password in the mnogosearch-common/database_admin_pass record, which allows local users to view the password.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/13/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=361775
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17477

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-1772
NVD Published Date:
04/13/2006
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008