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Cleartext Storage of Sensitive Information

CVE-2005-2160

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

IMail stores usernames and passwords in cleartext in a cookie, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • NONE

CWE-312 - Cleartext Storage of Sensitive Information

The application stores sensitive information in cleartext within a resource that might be accessible to another control sphere.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published