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Insufficiently Protected Credentials


Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10


Passwords are stored in plain text within the configuration of SICK Package Analytics software up to and including V04.1.1. An authorized attacker could access these stored plaintext credentials and gain access to the ftp service. Storing a password in plaintext allows attackers to easily gain access to systems, potentially compromising personal information or other sensitive information.

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  • HIGH
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CWE-522 - Insufficiently Protected Credentials

The product transmits or stores authentication credentials, but it uses an insecure method that is susceptible to unauthorized interception and/or retrieval.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published