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ScrumWorks Basic Server Credentials Information Disclosure

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Release Date:  2011-01-21    Views:  2,969

Secunia Advisory SA43010

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Two security issues have been discovered in ScrumWorks Basic, which can be exploited by malicious, local users and by malicious people to disclose sensitive information.

1) The credentials to access the server component are transmitted as Base64-encoded text and can be disclosed by e.g sniffing network traffic.

2) The credentials to access the server component are stored in cleartext in the server/scrumworks/data/hypersonic/scrumworks.log file and can be disclosed by local users.

The security issues are confirmed in version 1.8.4. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Restrict access to the server component to a trusted network environment. Restrict access to the system to trusted users only.

Provided and/or discovered by:
US-CERT credits David Elze, Daimler TSS Technical Security.

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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