Kolab Groupware Server log file information disclosure

kolab-logfile-information-disclosure (45124) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

Kolab Groupware Server could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the storing of passwords by the log file. A remote attacker, currently logged into the server, could exploit this vulnerability to obtain the password of another user and possibly launch further attacks on the vulnerable system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 3.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 2.6
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Refer to Kolab Web site for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.

References:

  • Kolab Web site: About Kolab Server.
  • Mandriva Bugzilla Bug 43434: password disclosure issue in kolab.
  • BID-31165: Kolab Groupware Server Apache Log File User Password Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-4165: admin/user/create_user.php in Kolab Groupware Server 1.0.0 places a user password in an HTTP GET request, which allows local administrators, and possibly remote attackers, to obtain cleartext passwords by reading the ssl_access_log file or the referer string.
  • MDVSA-2008:193: kolab-server
  • OSVDB ID: 48604: Kolab Groupware Server admin/user/create_user.php GET Request Remote Password Disclosure

Platforms Affected:

  • Kolab Kolab Server 1.0
  • Kolab Kolab Server 1.0 -20040426
  • Kolab Kolab Server 1.0.1
  • Kolab Kolab Server 1.0.3
  • Kolab Kolab Server 1.0.5
  • Kolab Kolab Server 1.0.6
  • Kolab Kolab Server 1.0.7
  • Kolab Kolab Server 1.0.8
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0

Reported:

Sep 02, 2008

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