IBM Tivoli Directory Server ldapinst.log DB2 Admin Password Disclosure

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Synopsis :

The remote installation of Tivoli Directory Server stores the login
and password of the DB2 database in a plaintext log file.

Description :

The remote installation of Tivoli Directory Server created a file
called 'ldapinst.log' that contains the login and password of the IBM
DB2 database used for this service.

An attacker who could get access to this file (or a backup of it)
would be able to log into the DB2 database and modify its content or
structure.

See also :

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IO12776
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24027450

Solution :

Apply the patch from IBM or delete the file.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.8
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 47901 ()

Bugtraq ID: 42015

CVE ID:

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