CesarFTP "settings.ini" file stores username and passwords in plain text
|cesarftp-settings-plaintext-password (6608)||Medium Risk|
CesarFTP could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information. CesarFTP stores usernames and passwords in plain text in the settings.ini file. A remote attacker can use this vulnerability to view any file on the system using the directory traversal vulnerability.
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Sun May 27 2001 - 12:33:08 CDT: CesarFTP v0.98b triple dot Directory Traversal / Weak password encryption.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Tue May 20 2003 - 02:15:59 CDT: Plaintext Password in Settings.ini of CesarFTP.
- BID-2785: CesarFTP Plaintext Password Storage Vulnerability
- CVE-2001-1336: CesarFTP 0.98b and earlier stores usernames and passwords in plaintext in the settings.ini file, which allows attackers to gain privileges.
- CVE-2003-0329: CesarFTP 0.99g stores user names and passwords in plaintext in the settings.ini file, which could allow local users to gain privileges.
- OSVDB ID: 12056: CesarFTP settings.ini Authentication Credential Cleartext Disclosure
- ACLogic CesarFTP 0.98b
- ACLogic CesarFTP 0.99g
May 28, 2001
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