ztk-enchat Connect Callback Session Encryption Bypass

2004-09-02T04:39:25
ID OSVDB:10081
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2004-09-02T04:39:25

Description

Vulnerability Description

ztk-enchat contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered due to the connect callback feature allowing a user to log into a chat session without encryption thereby destroying the security of the session, which could allow a remote attacker to access unencrypted information resulting in a loss of confidentiality.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 1.1 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

ztk-enchat contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered due to the connect callback feature allowing a user to log into a chat session without encryption thereby destroying the security of the session, which could allow a remote attacker to access unencrypted information resulting in a loss of confidentiality.

References:

Vendor URL: http://zentara.net/ztk-enchat/index.html Vendor Specific Advisory URL