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CVE-2014-4040 Detail

Current Description

snap in powerpc-utils 1.2.20 produces an archive with fstab and yaboot.conf files potentially containing cleartext passwords, and lacks a warning about reviewing this archive to detect included passwords, which might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information by leveraging access to a technical-support data stream.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/06/17/1
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0384.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-310 Cryptographic Issues NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:powerpc-utils_project:powerpc-utils:1.2.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-4040
NVD Published Date:
06/17/2014
NVD Last Modified:
03/11/2015