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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-1171

Original release date: 01/10/2005
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

KDE 3.2.x and 3.3.0 through 3.3.2, when saving credentials that are (1) manually entered by the user or (2) created by the SMB protocol handler, stores those credentials for plaintext in the user's .desktop file, which may be created with world-readable permissions, which could allow local users to obtain usernames and passwords for remote resources such as SMB shares.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: CIAC
Name: P-051
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.sec-consult.com/index.php?id=118
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 12248
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20041129 Password Disclosure for SMB Shares in KDE's Konqueror
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2004:150
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#305294
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20041209 KDE Security Advisory: plain text password exposure
External Source: BID
Name: 11866
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1012471
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 13486
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 13560
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20041129 Password Disclosure for SMB Shares in KDE's Konqueror
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 13477
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200412-16
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20041209-1.txt
External Source: XF
Name: kde-smb-password-plaintext(18267)

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