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CVE-2001-1537 Detail

Description

The default "basic" security setting' in config.php for TWIG webmail 2.7.4 and earlier stores cleartext usernames and passwords in cookies, which could allow attackers to obtain authentication information and gain privileges.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/31/2001

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2001-1537
Original release date:
12/31/2001
Last revised:
09/05/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-11/0245.html External Source BUGTRAQ 20011128 TWIG default configurations may lead to insecure auth-cookie password storage
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/7619.php External Source XF twig-password-plaintext-cookie(7619)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3591 External Source BID 3591

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:twig:webmail:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.7.4

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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