VDB-54142 · CVE-2010-0833 · BID 41969

Likewise Open/CIFS prior 6.0 improper authentication

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A vulnerability was found in Likewise Open and CIFS. It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a improper authentication vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-287. When an actor claims to have a given identity, the product does not prove or insufficiently proves that the claim is correct. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

The pam_lsass library in Likewise Open 5.4 and CIFS 5.4 before build 8046, and 6.0 before build 8234, as used in HP StorageWorks X9000 Network Storage Systems and possibly other products, uses "SetPassword logic" when running as part of a root service, which allows remote attackers to bypass authentication for a Likewise Security Authority (lsassd) account whose password is marked as expired.

The weakness was disclosed 07/28/2010 (Website). The advisory is available at likewise.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2010-0833. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 47858 (Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : likewise-open vulnerability (USN-964-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Ubuntu Local Security Checks.

Upgrading to version 6.0 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Tenable (47858), SecurityFocus (BID 41969†) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-26658†).



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Class: Improper authentication
CWE: CWE-287

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 47858
Nessus Name: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : likewise-open vulnerability (USN-964-1)
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OpenVAS ID: 840472
OpenVAS Name: Ubuntu Update for likewise-open vulnerability USN-964-1
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Likewise Open/CIFS 6.0


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Advisory: likewise.com
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CVE: CVE-2010-0833 (🔍)

SecurityFocus: 41969 - Likewise Open 'pam_lsass' Library Local Security Bypass Vulnerability
Secunia: 40725
Vulnerability Center: 26658 - Likewise Open and CIFS pam_lsass Library Remote Authentication Bypass Vulnerability, Critical


Created: 03/19/2015 02:37 PM
Updated: 09/21/2021 07:45 AM
Changes: 03/19/2015 02:37 PM (56), 03/01/2017 05:48 PM (9), 09/21/2021 07:39 AM (5), 09/21/2021 07:45 AM (1)
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