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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   HPE Version Control Repository Manager Vendors:   HPE
HP Version Control Repository Manager May Disclose Proxy Password to Local Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1014267
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2005-2076   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jul 17 2008
Original Entry Date:  Jun 22 2005
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in HP's Version Control Repository Manager (VCRM). The proxy password may be disclosed to local users.

The VCRM does not properly process a Proxy Server password that contains the '@' character. The character and any subsequent characters will be processed as if part of the Proxy Server name. As a result, a physically local user can view the portion of the password beginning with the '@' character. In addition, VCRM Automatic Updates will not work.

Impact:   A physically local user may be able to view portions of the proxy password in certain cases.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (, available as part of the HP Proliant Management CD (starting with vers 7.30) and at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Windows (NT), Windows (2000), Windows (2003), Windows (XP)

Message History:   None.

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