Vulnerability  oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2065
Kerberos Client Plaintext Password Vulnerability  

Solaris 9, when configured as a Kerberos client with patch 112908-12 or 115168-03 and using pam_krb5 as an "auth" module with the debug feature enabled, records passwords in plaintext, which could allow local users to gain other user's passwords by reading log files.
Create Date: 2004-10-12 Last Update Date: 2005-02-23

Affected Platforms/Products

Affected Products (CPE + CVE references)
Platforms: unix (from OVAL definitions) Products: unix
  • Sun Solaris 9
  • pam_krb5

References

Criteria

The system is vulnerable
IF : All of the following are true
IF : All of the following are true Software section
IF : Solaris 9 Installed
Uname Test :  Solaris 9 Installed 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
os_release (equals) 5.9
os release that matches Solaris 9 unix : uname_state 
IF : Kerberos 5 installed
Unix : File Test :  Kerberos 5 installed 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : File 
/etc/krb5/krb5.conf
IF : NOT Patch 112908-13 or later installed
Patch Test :  Patch 112908-13 or later installed 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Solaris : Package 
base : 112908 [ datatype=int ]
version greater than or equal 13 (datatype=int)
solaris : patch_state 
IF : Patch 112908-12 installed
Patch Test :  Patch 112908-12 installed 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Solaris : Package 
base : 112908 [ datatype=int ]
version equals 12 (datatype=int)
solaris : patch_state 
IF : All of the following are true Configuration section
IF : /etc/pam.conf is configured to use pam_krb5 as an 'auth' module and the debug feature of pam_krb5 is enabled
independent : textfilecontent_test :  /etc/pam.conf is configured to use pam_krb5 as an 'auth' module and the debug feature of pam_krb5 is enabled 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Other : Text File Contents 
path : /etc [ operation=equals ]
filename : pam.conf
line : [^#]*pam_krb5.*debug [ operation=pattern match ]
IF : /etc/krb5/krb5.conf is configured with a kerberos domain
independent : textfilecontent_test :  /etc/krb5/krb5.conf is configured with a kerberos domain 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Other : Text File Contents 
path : /etc/krb5
filename : krb5.conf
line : ^[^#_]*default_realm[^=]*=[^_]*$ [ operation=pattern match ]
IF : /etc/syslog.conf is configured to log "debug" level messages for at least daemon
independent : textfilecontent_test :  /etc/syslog.conf is configured to log "debug" level messages for at least daemon 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Other : Text File Contents 
path : /etc [ operation=equals ]
filename : syslog.conf
line : ^[^#]*(\*|daemon)\.debug [ operation=pattern match ]

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