Upstream information

CVE-2018-10871 at MITRE

Description

389-ds-base before versions 1.3.8.5, 1.4.0.12 is vulnerable to a Cleartext Storage of Sensitive Information. By default, when the Replica and/or retroChangeLog plugins are enabled, 389-ds-base stores passwords in plaintext format in their respective changelog files. An attacker with sufficiently high privileges, such as root or Directory Manager, can query these files in order to retrieve plaintext passwords.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 3.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required High
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1099465 [NEW]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 GA 389-ds Affected