Password Safe 1.7(1) leaves cleartext passwords in memory when a user copies the password to the clipboard and minimizes Password Safe with the "Clear the password when minimized" and "Lock password database on minimize and promp on restore" options enabled, which could allow an attacker with access to the memory (e.g. an administrator) to read the passwords.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
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20010913 leak of information in counterpane/Bruce Schneier's Password Safe program
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