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CVE-2010-0015 Detail

Current Description

nis/nss_nis/nis-pwd.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.7 and Embedded GLIBC (EGLIBC) 2.10.2 adds information from the passwd.adjunct.byname map to entries in the passwd map, which allows remote attackers to obtain the encrypted passwords of NIS accounts by calling the getpwnam function.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=560333
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=126320356003425&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=126320570505651&w=2
http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11134
http://svn.debian.org/viewsvn/pkg-glibc/glibc-package/trunk/debian/patches/any/submitted-nis-shadow.diff?revision=4062&view=markup
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:111
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:112
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/01/07/3
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/01/08/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/01/08/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/01/11/6
https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-10/msg00007.html

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.10.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0015
NVD Published Date:
01/14/2010
NVD Last Modified:
12/06/2016