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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   BUGS - The Bug Genie Vendors:
BUGS Discloses Database Credentials to Remote Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1008758
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 19 2004
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 1.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in BUGS. A remote user can view database authentication credentials.

It is reported that a remote user can directly request the 'bugs/' file to view database credentials.

Impact:   A remote user can view the database credentials.
Solution:   The vendor has released a fixed version (1.2), available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents



 >    GENERAL:
 >        Fixed a security bug where people could see the database credentials.


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