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CVE-2006-2481 Detail

Current Description

VMware ESX Server 2.0.x before 2.0.2 and 2.x before 2.5.2 patch 4 stores authentication credentials in base 64 encoded format in the vmware.mui.kid and vmware.mui.sid cookies, which allows attackers to gain privileges by obtaining the cookies using attacks such as cross-site scripting (CVE-2005-3619).

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/31/2006
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2118366
http://www.corsaire.com/advisories/c060512-001.txt Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/441728/100/100/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/441825/100/100/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19249
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3075 Vendor Advisory

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2481
NVD Published Date:
07/31/2006
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2011