Vulnerability CVE-2006-1844


Published: 2006-04-19   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The Debian installer for the (1) shadow 4.0.14 and (2) base-config 2.53.10 packages includes sensitive information in world-readable log files, including preseeded passwords and pppoeconf passwords, which might allow local users to gain privileges.

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
2.1/10
2.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None
Affected software
Debian -> Base-config 
Debian -> Shadow-utils 

 References:
http://www.osvdb.org/23922
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=356939
http://secunia.com/advisories/19170

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