libuser password security bypass
|libuser-password-security-bypass (64677)||Medium Risk|
libuser could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the setting of a default user password. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass the authentication process with a well-known password.
Upgrade to the latest version of libuser (0.57 or later), available from the fedora HOSTED Web site. See References.
- fedora HOSTED Web site: linuser.
- Red Hat Bugzilla Bug 643227: CVE-2011-0002 libuser creates LDAP users with a default password.
- BID-45791: libuser 'luseradd' Default Password Security Bypass Vulnerability
- CVE-2011-0002: libuser before 0.57 uses a cleartext password value of (1) !! or (2) x for new LDAP user accounts, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain access by specifying one of these values.
- OSVDB ID: 70421: libuser luseradd Default Password Weakness
- RHSA-2011-0170: Moderate: libuser security update
- SA42891: libuser Default Password Security Issue
- SECTRACK ID: 1024960: Libuser LDAP Account Creation Default Password May Let Users Bypass Security Controls
- libuser libuser 0.56
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z AS
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z ES
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Server
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation
- RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6
- RedHat Enterprise Linux EUS 5.6.z
- RedHat Enterprise Linux HPC Node 6
- RedHat Enterprise Linux Long Life 5.6
- RedHat Enterprise Linux Server EUS 6.0.z
Jan 12, 2011
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