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Cfingerd 'search' Command Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Finger abuses

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host is running Cfingerd service and is prone to information disclosure vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw exists due to an error in the finger service which allows to list all usernames on the host via 'search.**' command.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Cfingerd version 1.2.2

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Cfingerd version 1.2.3 or later

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)