GE Fanuc Proficy Real-Time Information Portal 2.6 and earlier uses HTTP Basic Authentication, which transmits usernames and passwords in base64-encoded cleartext and allows remote attackers to steal the passwords and gain privileges.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
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20080129 Re: C4 Security Advisory - GE Fanuc Proficy Information Portal 2.6 Authentication Vulnerability
20080125 C4 Security Advisory - GE Fanuc Proficy Information Portal 2.6 Authentication Vulnerability
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