[SA19605] Sybase EAServer Sybase Central Exposure of User Credentials

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-04-13T00:00:00


TITLE: Sybase EAServer Sybase Central Exposure of User Credentials


VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/19605/

CRITICAL: Less critical

IMPACT: Security Bypass, Exposure of sensitive information

WHERE: Local system

SOFTWARE: Sybase EAServer 5.x http://secunia.com/product/5398/

DESCRIPTION: A security issue has been reported in Sybase EAServer, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose sensitive information.

The security issue is caused due to user credentials being stored insecurely in the connection cache. This can be exploited to disclose passwords used for the EAServer Manager.

Successful exploitation requires access to the EAServer Manager (e.g. a user with guest permissions).

It has also been reported that it is possible to disclose passwords entered in password prompt dialog boxes and passwords in connection profiles stored on the file system.

The security issue has been reported in versions 5.2 and 5.3.

SOLUTION: Apply EBF (see vendor advisory for details).

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Reported by the vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: Sybase: http://www.sybase.com/detail?id=1040117

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