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CVE-2009-1384 Detail

Description

pam_krb5 2.2.14 through 2.3.4, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5, generates different password prompts depending on whether the user account exists, which allows remote attackers to enumerate valid usernames.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/28/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/31/2010)

This issue did not affect the versions of the pam_krb5 packages, as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4. The issue was addressed in the pam_krb5 packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0258.html

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:054
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/05/27/1
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/516397/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35112
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0003.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1448
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=502602 Vendor Advisory
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7081
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9652

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7081
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7081
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9652
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9652

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1384
NVD Published Date:
05/28/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018