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TEKUVA Password Reminder Hardcoded Password Security Issue

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Release Date:  2009-12-02    Last Update:  2010-04-26    Views:  2,702

Secunia Advisory SA37553

Where:

Local system

Impact:

Security Bypass, Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A security issue has been discovered in TUKEVA Password Reminder, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions.

The security issue is caused due to the application using a hard-coded password to access the credentials stored in rem.accdb. This allows accessing the credentials database without knowing the correct main password.

The security issue is confirmed in version 1.0.0.1. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Reportedly fixed in version 1.0.0.4

Provided and/or discovered by:
iqlusion

Original Advisory:
http://www.tekuva.com/index.php?option=com_docman&task=doc_details&gid=40&Itemid=9

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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