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cve[email protected]CVE-2015-3238
HistoryAug 24, 2015 - 2:59 p.m.

CVE-2015-3238

2015-08-2414:59:00
CWE-200
web.nvd.nist.gov
77
cve-2015-3238
linux-pam
pam_unix module
denial of service
hang
password enumeration
nvd

6.5 Medium

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

LOW

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

LOW

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L

6.1 Medium

AI Score

Confidence

High

5.8 Medium

CVSS2

Access Vector

NETWORK

Access Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

0.009 Low

EPSS

Percentile

82.2%

The _unix_run_helper_binary function in the pam_unix module in Linux-PAM (aka pam) before 1.2.1, when unable to directly access passwords, allows local users to enumerate usernames or cause a denial of service (hang) via a large password.

6.5 Medium

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

LOW

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

LOW

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L

6.1 Medium

AI Score

Confidence

High

5.8 Medium

CVSS2

Access Vector

NETWORK

Access Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

0.009 Low

EPSS

Percentile

82.2%