CVE-ID

CVE-2008-1668

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
ftpd.c in (1) wu-ftpd 2.4.2 and (2) ftpd in HP HP-UX B.11.11 assigns uid 0 to the FTP client in certain operating-system misconfigurations in which PAM authentication can succeed even though no passwd entry is available for a user, which allows remote attackers to gain privileges, as demonstrated by a login attempt for an LDAP account when nsswitch.conf does not specify LDAP for passwd information.
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Date Entry Created
20080403 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20080403)
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Proposed (Legacy)
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