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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2539

Original release date: 05/22/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Sybase EAServer 5.0 for HP-UX Itanium, 5.2 for IBM AIX, HP-UX PA-RISC, Linux x86, and Sun Solaris SPARC, and 5.3 for Sun Solaris SPARC does not properly protect passwords when they are being entered via the GUI, which allows local users to obtain the cleartext passwords via the getSelectedText function in javax.swing.JPasswordField component.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 3.5 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 1.5
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.sybase.com/detail?id=1040665
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 18036
Type: Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: sybase-easerver-jpasswordfield-obtain-info(26567)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1869

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:sybase:easerver:5.0
* cpe:/a:sybase:easerver:5.2
* cpe:/a:sybase:easerver:5.3

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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