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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-6418

The libdspam7-drv-mysql cron job in Debian GNU/Linux includes the MySQL dspam database password in a command line argument, which might allow local users to read the password by listing the process and its arguments.
Publish Date : 2007-12-17 Last Update Date : 2008-11-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1501 dspam -- programming error oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8104 unix
DSA-1501-1 dspam - information disclosure oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18585 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-2007-6418

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1

- References For CVE-2007-6418

http://secunia.com/advisories/29059
SECUNIA 29059
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27938
BID 27938 DSPAM Debian 'libdspam7-drv-mysql' Cron Job MySQL Calls Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2008-02-22
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1501
DEBIAN DSA-1501
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=448519 CONFIRM
http://osvdb.org/44138
OSVDB 44138

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-6418

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


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