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Credentials Management Errors

CVE-2008-1880

Severity Medium
Score 5/10

Summary

The default configuration of Firebird before 2.0.3.12981.0-r6 on Gentoo Linux sets the ISC_PASSWORD environment variable before starting Firebird, which allows remote attackers to bypass SYSDBA authentication and obtain sensitive database information via an empty password.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE

CWE-255 - Credentials Management Errors

Weaknesses in this category are related to the management of credentials.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published