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CVE-2018-10871 Detail

Current Description

389-ds-base before versions 1.3.8.5, 1.4.0.12 is vulnerable to a Cleartext Storage of Sensitive Information. By default, when the Replica and/or retroChangeLog plugins are enabled, 389-ds-base stores passwords in plaintext format in their respective changelog files. An attacker with sufficiently high privileges, such as root or Directory Manager, can query these files in order to retrieve plaintext passwords.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score: 3.8 LOW
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3401
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-10871 Issue Tracking Mitigation Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/08/msg00032.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://pagure.io/389-ds-base/issue/49789 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-312 Cleartext Storage of Sensitive Information NIST   Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
1.3.8.5
 cpe:2.3:a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
1.4.0.0
Up to (excluding)
1.4.0.12

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-10871
NVD Published Date:
07/18/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019