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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Low
Score 2.1/10


VeeamVixProxy in Veeam Backup & Replication (B&R) before 8.0 update 3 stores local administrator credentials in log files with world-readable permissions, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading the files.

  • LOW
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • 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.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published