CVE-2018-10871

MEDIUM

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.

References

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-10871

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/08/msg00032.html

https://pagure.io/389-ds-base/issue/49789

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-07-18

Updated: 2019-10-09

Type: CWE-312

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.2

Severity: HIGH