googlechrome-cleartext.txt

2008-09-05T00:00:00
ID PACKETSTORM:69674
Type packetstorm
Reporter Azim Poonawala
Modified 2008-09-05T00:00:00

Description

                                        
                                            `Google Chrome : The perfect password offering ( Tested on pair.com Webmail, might work on   
others as well with Google Chrome 0.2.149.27)  
  
Chrome stores saves passwords in CLEAR TEXT.  
  
1 ] Goto webmail.pair.com  
Pair Webmail provides https and doesn't have any option on its page to save password.  
  
2 ] Enter your username. Enter a false (incorrect) password  
  
3 ] Allow Chrome to save password ( It will prompt below the address bar)  
  
4 ] Now try again and this time Login user your real credentials  
  
5 ] Open a few emails, if possible in a new tab  
  
6 ] Sign out and close Chrome  
  
7 ] Locate  
X:\Documents and Settings\<user name>\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User  
Data\Default\Current Session ( Path might be different in Vista )  
and change directory using the command prompt to the above path  
  
8 ] Note that the "Current Session" file needs to be present in your "\Application  
Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\" directory  
  
9 ] Fire this command in cmd : find "&secret" "Current Session" (You can use grep as well)  
  
10 ] If you have reached till this stage you can see that its stored in clear text.  
  
11 ] Screenshot attached : Chrome_Password_Current_Sessions_ClearText.png  
Uh! Cannot attach !!  
Contact for a demo video if you can't manage to pull this.  
  
-- QUAKERDOOMER  
`