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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5794

Race condition in nss_ldap, when used in applications that are linked against the pthread library and fork after a call to nss_ldap, might send user data to the wrong process because of improper handling of the LDAP connection. NOTE: this issue was originally reported for Dovecot with the wrong mailboxes being returned, but other applications might also be affected.
Publish Date : 2007-11-13 Last Update Date : 2011-08-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 362

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2005-04-09 2005-04-09
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-5794 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20075794 unix
DSA-1430-1 libnss-ldap - information disclosure oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19840 unix
ELSA-2008:0389: nss_ldap security and bug fix update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22248 unix
Race condition in nss_ldap, when used in applications that are linked against the pthread library and fork after a call ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10625 unix
RHSA-2008:0389: nss_ldap security and bug fix update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080389 unix
RHSA-2008:0715: nss_ldap security and bug fix update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080715 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-5794

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Nss Ldap Nss Ldap Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Nss Ldap Nss Ldap 1

- References For CVE-2007-5794

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26452
BID 26452 PADL 'nss_ldap' Race Condition Security Vulnerability Release Date:2008-08-25
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1913 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=367461 CONFIRM
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=453868 CONFIRM
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=198390 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00003.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:003
http://secunia.com/advisories/27839
SECUNIA 27839
http://secunia.com/advisories/27768
SECUNIA 27768
http://secunia.com/advisories/27670
SECUNIA 27670
http://secunia.com/advisories/28061
SECUNIA 28061
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0715.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0715
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0389.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0389
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:049
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:049
http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot/2005-March/006345.html
MLIST [Dovecot] 20050303 hanging imap... and users getting other users' emails!
http://secunia.com/advisories/29083
SECUNIA 29083
http://secunia.com/advisories/28838
SECUNIA 28838
http://secunia.com/advisories/31227
SECUNIA 31227
http://secunia.com/advisories/30352
SECUNIA 30352
http://secunia.com/advisories/31524
SECUNIA 31524
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-33.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200711-33
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1430
DEBIAN DSA-1430
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2007-0255 CONFIRM
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-332.htm CONFIRM
http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot/2005-April/006859.html
MLIST [Dovecot] 20050409 Authentication and the wrong mailbox?
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/38505
XF nssldap-ldap-race-condition(38505)
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020088
SECTRACK 1020088
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/487985/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080212 FLEA-2008-0003-1 nss_ldap
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=154314 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5794

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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