Symantec Ghost stores account information in plaintext

ghost-plaintext-account (8305) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium 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.


Gain Privileges


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


Platforms Affected:

  • Symantec Norton Ghost 7.0 Corporate Edition


Feb 26, 2002

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