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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1880

The default configuration of Firebird before 2.0.3.12981.0-r6 on Gentoo Linux sets the ISC_PASSWORD environment variable before starting Firebird, which allows remote attackers to bypass SYSDBA authentication and obtain sensitive database information via an empty password.
Publish Date : 2008-05-12 Last Update Date : 2017-08-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
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) Bypass a restriction or similarObtain Information
CWE ID 255

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1880

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Firebird Firebird 2.0.3.12981.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Firebird Firebird 2.0.3.12981.0 R5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Firebird Firebird 2

- References For CVE-2008-1880

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42299
XF firebird-sysdba-unath-access(42299)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29123
BID 29123 Firebird 'ISC_PASSWORD' Environment Variable Unauthorized Access Vulnerability Release Date:2008-05-09
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200805-06.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200805-06
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=216158 CONFIRM

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1880

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


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