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Savant Web Server Exposure of User Credentials

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Release Date:  2005-09-02    Last Update:  2005-09-27    Views:  8,476

Secunia Advisory SA16666

Where:

Local system

Impact:

Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


basher13 has discovered a security issue in Savant Web Server, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose potentially sensitive information.

The problem is that user credentials are stored with insecure permissions in "HKLM\SOFTWARE\DAEMONS\Savant\Users" in the Windows registry. This can be exploited to disclose server usernames and passwords.

The security issue has been confirmed in version 3.1. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Grant only trusted users access to affected systems.

Provided and/or discovered by:
basher13

Original Advisory:
http://k.domaindlx.com/shellcore/advisories.asp?bug_report=display&infamous_group=84

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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