Hotline Connect client stores password in plain text
|hotline-connect-plaintext-password (8327)||Low Risk|
Hotline Connect client stores the user authentication information in the "Bookmarks" directory in plain text. A local attacker could access this information and use it to gain unauthorized access to other user's Hotline Connect accounts.
No remedy available as of July 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Fri Mar 01 2002 - 00:33:35 CST: Re: Hotline Client Plain password vuln..
- BugTraq Mailing List, Thu Feb 28 2002 - 02:33:51 CST: Hotline Client Plain password vuln..
- Hotline Communications Web site: Hotline Communications Ltd..
- BID-4210: Hotline Communications Hotline Connect Plain Text Password Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0343: Hotline Client 1.8.5 stores sensitive user information, including passwords, in plaintext in the bookmarks file, which could allow local users with access to the bookmarks file to gain privileges by extracting the passwords.
- OSVDB ID: 12670: Hotline Client Bookmark File Local Information Disclosure
- Hotline Communications Hotline Connect 1.8.5 client
Feb 28, 2002
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