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CVE-2008-4278 Detail

Description

VMware VirtualCenter 2.5 before Update 3 build 119838 on Windows displays a user's password in cleartext when the password contains unspecified special characters, which allows physically proximate attackers to steal the password.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/06/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
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://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=122331139823057&w=2
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/497041/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31569
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020992
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0016.html Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2740
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45664

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4278
NVD Published Date:
10/06/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018