Skip to main content

Cleartext Storage of Sensitive Information

CVE-2019-12171

Severity High
Score 7.8/10

Summary

Dropbox.exe (and QtWebEngineProcess.exe in the Web Helper) in the Dropbox desktop application 71.4.108.0 store cleartext credentials in memory upon successful login or new account creation. These are not securely freed in the running process.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

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.

References

Advisory Timeline

  • Published