CVE-2012-2678

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2012-06-20
Bugzilla:
829933: CVE-2012-2678 rhds/389: plaintext password disclosure flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

389 Directory Server before 1.2.11.6 (aka Red Hat Directory Server before 8.2.10-3), after the password for a LDAP user has been changed and before the server has been reset, allows remote attackers to read the plaintext password via the unhashed#user#password attribute.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2678 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat Directory Server 8:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (389-ds-base) RHSA-2012:0997 2012-06-20
Red Hat Directory Server 8 (for RHEL 5 Server) (redhat-ds-base) RHSA-2012:1041 2012-06-26

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Directory Server 8 Directory Server Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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