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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2011-4848

Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10

Summary

The Control Panel in Parallels Plesk Panel 10.4.4_build20111103.18 includes a submitted password within an HTTP response body, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information by sniffing the network, as demonstrated by password handling in certain files under client@1/domain@1/backup/local-repository/.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • 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