CVE-2016-5405

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2016-10-26
CWE:
CWE-385
Bugzilla:
1358865: CVE-2016-5405 389-ds-base: Password verification vulnerable to timing attack
It was found that 389 Directory Server was vulnerable to a remote password disclosure via timing attack. A remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to retrieve directory server password after many tries.

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CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 6.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (389-ds-base) RHSA-2016:2594 2016-11-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (389-ds-base) RHSA-2016:2765 2016-11-15

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Directory Server 8 redhat-ds-base 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.

Acknowledgements

This issue was discovered by William Brown (Red Hat).
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