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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2009-2899

Severity Low
Score 2.1/10

Summary

The monitor perl script in the Sybase database plug-in in SpringSource Hyperic HQ before 4.3 allows local users to obtain the database password by listing the process and its arguments.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published