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CVE-2006-1050 Detail

Current Description

** DISPUTED ** Kwik-Pay Payroll 4.2.20, and possibly other versions, stores the KwikPay.mdb database file with insecure permissions, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information such as employment and payment data. NOTE: the provenance of this information is unknown; the details are obtained solely from third party information. NOTE: the vendor has disputed this vulnerability, stating that "The kwikpay.mdb file supplied with kwikpay is a template for the database structure of user databases created by kwikpay and to store a demonstration payroll. It does not contain any sensitive user information. When a user payroll database is opened, the encryption of the database is checked and if the database is not encrypted, the user is prompted to encrypt the database, but the choice is the customers."

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/07/2006      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-1050
Original release date:
03/07/2006
Last revised:
07/19/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.1 LOW
Vector:
(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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Kwik-Pay (02/19/2007)

The kwikpay.mdb file supplied with kwikpay is a template for the database structure of user databases created by kwikpay and to store a demonstration payroll. It does not contain any sensitive user information. The file is open for view by any user by design. We do not consider it to be a security vulnerability.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/25114 External Source XF kwikpay-payroll-insecure-permissions(25114)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:kwik-pay:kwik-pay_payroll:4.2.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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