Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libuser (MDVSA-2011:019)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in libuser :

libuser before 0.57 uses a cleartext password value of (1) !! or (2) x
for new LDAP user accounts, which makes it easier for remote attackers
to obtain access by specifying one of these values (CVE-2011-0002).

Packages for 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended Maintenance
Program. Please visit this link to learn more:
http://store.mandriva.com/product_info.php?cPath=149 products_id=490

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51810 ()

Bugtraq ID: 45791

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0002

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