Hotline Connect client stores password in plain text

hotline-connect-plaintext-password (8327) The risk level is classified as LowLow 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.


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No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


Platforms Affected:

  • Hotline Communications Hotline Connect 1.8.5 client


Feb 28, 2002

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