Vulnerability CVE-2011-0438


Published: 2011-03-15   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
nslcd/pam.c in the nss-pam-ldapd 0.8.0 PAM module returns a success code when a user is not found in LDAP, which allows remote attackers to bypass authentication.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Arthur de Jong \'nss-pam-ldapd\' Authentication Bypass Vulnerability
Russell Sim
17.03.2011

Type:

CWE-287

(Improper Authentication)

Vendor: Arthurdejong
Product: Nss-pam-ldapd 
Version: 0.8.0;

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46819
http://lists.arthurdejong.org/nss-pam-ldapd-announce/2011/msg00000.html
http://lists.arthurdejong.org/nss-pam-ldapd-announce/2011/attachments/txtVf3rHgt8qQ.txt
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/66028
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8132
http://arthurdejong.org/nss-pam-ldapd/news.html#20110309

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