Meridian Prolog Manager 2007, and 7.5 and earlier, sends all usernames and passwords to the client in a (1) cleartext or (2) weakly encrypted format to support client-side login authentication, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain database access by capturing credentials via a man-in-the-middle attack.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
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20071211 Meridian Prolog Manager Username and Plain Text Password Disclosure