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 September 1, 2014.
- 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
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