Red Hat Certificate Server debug log information disclosure

redhat-cs-debuglog-info-disclosure (48022) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

Red Hat Certificate Server could allow local attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by insecure default file permissions on certain debug log files, including the UserDirEnrollment and RA wizard installer log. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain plain text authentication credentials and other sensitive information.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 2.1
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 1.6
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Apply the appropriate patch for your system. See References.

References:

  • Red Hat Bugzilla Bug 452000: CVE-2008-2368 Certificate System: plain text passwords stored in debug log.
  • BID-33288: Red Hat Certificate System Multiple Local Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2008-2368: Red Hat Certificate System 7.2 stores passwords in cleartext in the UserDirEnrollment log, the RA wizard installer log, and unspecified other debug log files, and uses weak permissions for these files, which allows local users to discover passwords by reading the files.
  • RHSA-2009-0006: Moderate: rhpki security and bug fix update
  • RHSA-2009-0007: Moderate: rhpki security and bug fix update
  • RHSA-2009-2007: rhpki security and bug fix update
  • SA33540: Red Hat Certificate Server Information Disclosure
  • SECTRACK ID: 1021608: Red Hat Certificate Server Discloses Passwords to Local Users

Platforms Affected:

  • RedHat Certificate Server 7.2
  • RedHat Certificate Server 7.3
  • RedHat Certificate System 7.2
  • RedHat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 Itanium

Reported:

Jan 15, 2009

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