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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
Description Last Modified:  07/18/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.2


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): High
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
1.3.8.5
 cpe:2.3:a:fedoraproject:389_directory_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-10871
NVD Published Date:
07/18/2018
NVD Last Modified:
09/17/2018