Novell Modular Authentication Service (NMAS) SYS:/ETC/NMAS/NMASINST.LOG file information disclosure
|novell-nmasinst-information-disclosure (34806)||Low Risk|
The Novell Modular Authentication Service's NMASINST utility running on NetWare could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information. The command line is dumped to the SYS:/ETC/NMAS/NMASINST.LOG file and displays the admin account and password in cleartext. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain the password and other sensitive information.
Refer to Novell Security Alert Document ID: 3260550 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.
- Novel Modular Authentication Web page: Novell Modular Authentication Service.
- Novell Security Alert Document ID: 3260550: Security Vulnerability: admin password clear text in SYS:/ETC/NMAS/NMASINST.LOG.
- BID-24405: Novell NetWare Modular Authentication Service Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability
- CVE-2007-3200: NMASINST in Novell Modular Authentication Service (NMAS) 3.1.2 and earlier on NetWare logs its invoking command line to NMASINST.LOG, which might allow local users to obtain the admin username and password by reading this file.
- OSVDB ID: 35943: Novell NetWare Modular Authentication Service (NMAS) NMASINST.LOG Admin Credentials Local Disclosure
- SA25592: Novell Modular Authentication Service NMASINST Information Disclosure
- SECTRACK ID: 1018215: Novell Modular Authentication Service Writes Administrative Password to the `NMASINST.LOG` File
- Novell Modular Authentication Service 3.1.2
Jun 07, 2007
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