Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor
BbtsConnection_Edit.exe in Blackboard Transact Suite (formerly Blackboard Commerce Suite) before 188.8.131.52 relies on field names when determining whether it is appropriate to decrypt a connection.xml field value, which allows local users to discover the database password via a modified connection.xml file that contains an encrypted password in the <Server> field.
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.