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CVE-2023-32784 Detail

Description

In KeePass 2.x before 2.54, it is possible to recover the cleartext master password from a memory dump, even when a workspace is locked or no longer running. The memory dump can be a KeePass process dump, swap file (pagefile.sys), hibernation file (hiberfil.sys), or RAM dump of the entire system. The first character cannot be recovered. In 2.54, there is different API usage and/or random string insertion for mitigation.


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/keepassxreboot/keepassxc/discussions/9433 Issue Tracking 
https://github.com/vdohney/keepass-password-dumper Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://sourceforge.net/p/keepass/discussion/329220/thread/f3438e6283/ Issue Tracking 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-319 Cleartext Transmission of Sensitive Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2023-32784
NVD Published Date:
05/15/2023
NVD Last Modified:
05/26/2023
Source:
MITRE