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CVE-2008-7320 Detail

Current Description

** DISPUTED ** GNOME Seahorse through 3.30 allows physically proximate attackers to read plaintext passwords by using the quickAllow dialog at an unattended workstation, if the keyring is unlocked. NOTE: this is disputed by a software maintainer because the behavior represents a design decision.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/seahorse/+bug/189774 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/seahorse/+bug/189774/comments/13 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=551036 Issue Tracking  Vendor Advisory 
https://www.bountysource.com/issues/3849352-seahorse-shows-passwords-without-verification Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-255 Credentials Management Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-7320
NVD Published Date:
11/18/2018
NVD Last Modified:
12/17/2018
Source:
MITRE