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Red Hat Directory Server Information Disclosure Security Issue and Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2012-06-27    Views:  1,633

Secunia Advisory SA49734

Where:

From local network

Impact:

Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A security issue and a vulnerability have been reported in Red Hat Directory Server, which can be exploited by malicious users to disclose sensitive information.

1) The security issue is caused due to new passwords being saved to the audit log in plain text and can be exploited to disclose a user's password.

Successful exploitation of the security issue requires that the audit log is enabled (disabled by default).

2) The vulnerability is caused due to an error when changing password and can be exploited to disclose a user's password via the "unhashed#user#password" attribute.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability requires that the server hasn't been restarted since the password change.


Solution:
Updated packages are available via Red Hat Network.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
RHSA-2012:1041-1:
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1041.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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