Spb Kiosk Engine Discloses Administrative Password to Local Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1015413|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1015413
(Links to External Site)
Date: Dec 27 2005
Disclosure of authentication information, Root access via local system|
Exploit Included: Yes |
A vulnerability was reported in Spb Kiosk Engine. A local user can obtain the administrative password.|
The Kiosk Engine stores the administrator's password in plaintext form in the Windows Registry. A local user can obtain the password to gain full control over the target system.
The vendor has been notified, without response.
Seth Fogie of Airscanner Mobile Security reported this vulnerability.
The original advisory is available at:
A local user can obtain the administrator's password.|
No solution was available at the time of this entry.|
Vendor URL: www.spbsoftwarehouse.com/products/kioskengine/?en (Links to External Site)
Access control error|
Source Message Contents
Date: Sat, 24 Dec 2005 22:20:15 +0000|
Subject: Airscanner Mobile Security Advisory #0508310 Spb Kiosk Engine
Airscanner Mobile Security Advisory #05083101:
Spb Kiosk Engine Administrator Password & Information Disclosure (Local)
Kiosk Engine 126.96.36.199
Tested on Windows Mobile Pocket PC 2003
Mobile device running Windows Mobile Pocket PC with Kiosk Engine 188.8.131.52 installed
Airscanner Mobile Security
Mobile Antivirus Researchers Association
August 30 2005
Medium. Local attacker gains unauthorized control over device.
Spb Kiosk Engine allows you to run your custom application(s) in kiosk mode. In this mode, the target applications are the only ones
that can be used on a specific Pocket PC device.
Kiosk Engine allows an administrator to enter their passcode to gain full control over a PDA with the Kiosk Engine installed. This
passcode is stored in the registry as plaintext and can be obtained several different ways (eg. remote registry access).
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