BbtsConnection_Edit.exe in Blackboard Transact Suite (formerly Blackboard Commerce Suite) before 126.96.36.199 relies on field names when determining whether it is appropriate to decrypt a connection.xml field value, which allows local users to discover the database password via a modified connection.xml file that contains an encrypted password in the field.
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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