Inter7 vpopmail 4.10.35 and earlier, when using the MySQL module, compiles authentication information in cleartext into the libvpopmail.a library, which allows local users to obtain the MySQL username and password by inspecting the vpopmail programs that use the library.
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: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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20010904 BUZ.CH Security Advisory 200109041: Inter7 vpopmail DB pw problem
Advisory; Patch Information