CVS Pserver improper authentication

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A vulnerability was found in CVS Pserver (version now known). It has been classified as critical. Affected is some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a improper authentication vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-287. When an actor claims to have a given identity, the product does not prove or insufficiently proves that the claim is correct. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 01/01/2003. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 11384 (CVS pserver Brute Force Access), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Misc. and running in the context r.

It is possible to mitigate the problem by adding an authentication mechanism.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (11384). The entry VDB-88410 is pretty similar.




CPE 2.3info

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Class: Improper authentication
CWE: CWE-287

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 11384
Nessus Name: CVS pserver Brute Force Access
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Recommended: Authentication
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01/01/2003 🔍
01/01/2003 +0 days 🔍
03/14/2003 +72 days 🔍
08/05/2003 +144 days 🔍
06/28/2016 +4711 days 🔍
08/25/2022 +2249 days 🔍


Status: Not defined
Vulnerability Center: 1564 - CVS Pserver Weak Authentication, Medium

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Created: 06/28/2016 07:15 PM
Updated: 08/25/2022 09:34 AM
Changes: 06/28/2016 07:15 PM (45), 02/12/2019 10:23 AM (1), 08/25/2022 09:34 AM (2)
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