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CVE-2017-12197 Detail

Current Description

It was found that libpam4j up to and including 1.8 did not properly validate user accounts when authenticating. A user with a valid password for a disabled account would be able to bypass security restrictions and possibly access sensitive information.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2904 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2905 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2906 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1503103 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/11/msg00008.html Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4025 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  
CWE-863 Incorrect Authorization Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:libpam4j_project:libpam4j:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.8

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-12197
NVD Published Date:
01/18/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019