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CVE-2010-2387 Detail

Current Description

vicious-extensions/ve-misc.c in GNOME Display Manager (gdm) 2.20.x before 2.20.11, when GDM debug is enabled, logs the user password when it contains invalid UTF8 encoded characters, which might allow local users to gain privileges by reading the information from syslog logs.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gdm/2.20/gdm-2.20.11.changes
http://www.auscert.org.au/13123 US Government Resource 
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2010_2387_password_disclosure
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=571846
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/60642

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-255 Credentials Management Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-2387
NVD Published Date:
12/21/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017
Source:
Oracle