Kolab stores root password in plain text
|kolab-root-password-plaintext (16068)||Medium Risk|
Kolab stores usernames and passwords in plain text in the slapd.conf file. A local attacker could recover this file to obtain sensitive information.
For OpenPKG CURRENT:
Upgrade to the latest Kolab package (20040503 or later), as listed in OpenPKG Security Advisory OpenPKG-SA-2004.019-kolab. See References.
For OpenPKG 2.0:
Upgrade to the latest Kolab package (20040217-2.0.2 or later), as listed in OpenPKG Security Advisory OpenPKG-SA-2004.019-kolab. See References.
- Kolab-users Mailing List, Tue Apr 20 14:06:08 CEST 2004 : Possible Kolab LDAP configuration information disclosure.
- BID-10277: Kolab Groupware Server OpenLDAP Plaintext Password Storage Vulnerability
- CVE-2004-1997: Kolab stores OpenLDAP passwords in plaintext in the slapd.conf file, which may be installed world-readable, which allows local users to gain privileges.
- MDKSA-2004:052: Updated kolab-server package fixes world readable file vulnerability
- OpenPKG-SA-2004.019: kolab
- OSVDB ID: 5898: Kolab Server slapd.conf Root Password Disclosure
- SA11560: Kolab Server OpenLDAP Root Password Disclosure
- Kolab Kolab Server
- OpenPKG OpenPKG 1.3
- OpenPKG OpenPKG 2.0
- OpenPKG OpenPKG CURRENT
May 05, 2004
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