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Insufficient Verification of Data Authenticity

CVE-2019-15162

Severity Medium
Score 5.3/10

Summary

The file "rpcapd/daemon.c" in libpcap before 1.9.1 on non-Windows platforms provides details about why authentication failed, which might make it easier for attackers to enumerate valid usernames.

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  • NETWORK
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CWE-345 - Insufficient Verification of Data Authenticity

The software does not sufficiently verify the origin or authenticity of data, in a way that causes it to accept invalid data.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published