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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Backup Manager Vendors:   Sukrieh, Alexis et al
Backup Manager Discloses the Upload Site's FTP Password to Local Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018639
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018639
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-4656   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Apr 1 2008
Original Entry Date:  Aug 31 2007
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 0.6.3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Backup Manager. A local user can view certain passwords.

When an FTP upload is in progress, a local user can view the process list to view the FTP username and password for the target upload site.

Micha Lenk reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can view FTP passwords.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (0.6.3).

The Backup Manager advisory is available at:

http://www2.backup-manager.org/Release063

Vendor URL:  www2.backup-manager.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.


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