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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-0015

nis/nss_nis/nis-pwd.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.7 and Embedded GLIBC (EGLIBC) 2.10.2 adds information from the passwd.adjunct.byname map to entries in the passwd map, which allows remote attackers to obtain the encrypted passwords of NIS accounts by calling the getpwnam function.
Publish Date : 2010-01-14 Last Update Date : 2010-06-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 255

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-0015 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20100015 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-2010-0015

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Glibc 2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Glibc 2.10.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Glibc 2

- References For CVE-2010-0015

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=560333 CONFIRM
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=126320356003425&w=2
MLIST [oss-security] 20100111 Re: CVE id request: GNU libc: NIS shadow password leakage
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=126320570505651&w=2
MLIST [oss-security] 20100111 Re: CVE id request: GNU libc: NIS shadow password leakage
http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11134
http://svn.debian.org/viewsvn/pkg-glibc/glibc-package/trunk/debian/patches/any/submitted-nis-shadow.diff?revision=4062&view=markup CONFIRM
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:111
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2010:111
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:112
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2010:112
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/01/07/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20100107 CVE id request: GNU libc: NIS shadow password leakage
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/01/08/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20100108 Re: CVE id request: GNU libc: NIS shadow password leakage
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/01/11/6
MLIST [oss-security] 20100111 Re: CVE id request: GNU libc: NIS shadow password leakage
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/01/08/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20100109 Re: CVE id request: GNU libc: NIS shadow password leakage

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-0015

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


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