Sun Solaris LDAP2 Directory Server Password information disclosure

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A vulnerability was found in Sun Solaris (Operating System) (the affected version is unknown). It has been declared as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown code block of the component LDAP2 Directory Server. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability (Password). The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality.

The weakness was presented 04/11/2006 by Michael Gerdts (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability was named CVE-2006-1782. The attack needs to be approached locally. The requirement for exploitation is a single authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 17479) and Secunia (SA19638). See 2148, 83786, 83787 and 83789 for similar entries.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.2

VulDB Base Score: 3.3
VulDB Temp Score: 3.2
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Name: Password
Class: Information disclosure / Password
CWE: CWE-200
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Researcher: Michael Gerdts
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2006-1782 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 17479 - Sun Solaris LDAP2 RootDN Password Disclosure Vulnerability
Secunia: 19638 - Sun Solaris LDAP2 Client Commands Security Issue, Less Critical
OSVDB: 24565 - Solaris LDAP2 ldapdelete rootDN Password Local Disclosure

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Created: 05/07/2016 05:44 PM
Updated: 11/20/2018 11:06 PM
Changes: (4) source_cve source_secunia_date source_securityfocus_date source_securityfocus_class
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