Symantec Ghost stores account information in plaintext
|ghost-plaintext-account (8305)||Medium Risk|
Symantec Ghost stores the Ghost username and password in plaintext in the Windows registry. This could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system.
No remedy available as of June 1, 2013.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Tue Feb 26 2002 - 03:48:05 CST: RE: Symantec LiveUpdate.
- BID-4181: Symantec Ghost Corporate Edition 7.0 Plain Text Credentials Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0345: Symantec Ghost 7.0 stores usernames and passwords in plaintext in the NGServer\params registry key, which could allow an attacker to gain privileges.
- OSVDB ID: 4709: Symantec Ghost Password Exposure
- Symantec Norton Ghost 7.0 Corporate Edition
Feb 26, 2002
The information within this database may change without notice. Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. In no event shall the author/distributor (IBM Internet Security Systems X-Force) be held liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use or spread of this information.
For corrections or additions please email ignore thisxforceignore this@ignore thisus.ignore thisibm.comignore this