CVE-2007-5373

NameCVE-2007-5373
Descriptionldapscripts 1.4 and 1.7 sends a password as a command line argument when calling some LDAP programs, which might allow local users to read the password by listing the process and its arguments, as demonstrated by a call to ldappasswd in the _changepassword function.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1517-1, DTSA-68-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs445582

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ldapscripts (PTS)wheezy2.0.1-1fixed
jessie2.0.5-1fixed
stretch, sid2.0.6-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ldapscriptssource(unstable)1.7.1-2medium445582
ldapscriptssourceetch1.4-2etch1lowDSA-1517-1
ldapscriptssourcelenny1.4-2+lenny1lowDTSA-68-1

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