83336 : Red Hat Directory Server Password Change unhashed#user#password Attribute Parsing Password Information Disclosure
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Red Hat Directory Server contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered by an error when changing the password during the parsing of the unhashed#user#password attribute. This will disclose password information to a remote attacker.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified


Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Red Hat has released a patch to address this vulnerability. Check the Red Hat security advisory in the references section.


Red Hat, Inc.
Red Hat Directory Server
8 EL5
Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
HP-UX Directory Server



CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 1.2
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-07-03 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_0 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_0


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