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Microsoft Windows Vista User Information Disclosure

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Release Date:  2007-06-12    Views:  14,098

Secunia Advisory SA25623

Where:

Local system

Impact:

Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Operating System:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A security issue has been reported in Microsoft Windows Vista, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain knowledge of sensitive information.

The security issue is caused due to certain user information data being stored in the registry and the local file system with insecure permissions. This can be exploited to disclose local user information (e.g. administrative passwords).


Solution:
Apply patches.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Robbie Sohlman.

Original Advisory:
MS07-032 (KB931213):
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-032.mspx

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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