Symantec Norton Ghost, Norton Save & Recovery, LiveState Recovery, and BackupExec System Recovery before 20070426, when remote backups of restore point images are configured, encrypt network share credentials with a key formed by a hash of the username, which allows local users to obtain the credentials by calculating the key.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.1
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
"In order for this exploit to have an impact, administrators would either have to configure client machines to save restore points images to a private share, or the vulnerable machine would have to be shared by several users who each saved their restore points images to private shares."
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20070426 Symantec Norton Ghost 10 Recovery Points Insecure Password Storage Vulnerability