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CVE-2005-2898 Detail

Description

** DISPUTED ** NOTE: this issue has been disputed by the vendor. FileZilla 2.2.14b and 2.2.15, and possibly earlier versions, when "Use secure mode" is disabled, uses a weak encryption scheme to store the user's password in the configuration settings file, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information. NOTE: the vendor has disputed the issue, stating that "the problem is not a vulnerability at all, but in fact a fundamental issue of every single program that can store passwords transparently."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/11/2017

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://filezilla.sourceforge.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1328
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=112577523810442&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=112605448327521&w=2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14730 Exploit
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/22135

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2898
NVD Published Date:
09/14/2005
NVD Last Modified:
07/11/2017