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Vulnerability Assessment Details

DameWare NT Utilities Authentication Credentials Persistence Weakness

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for authentication credentials persistence weakness in DameWare NT Utilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote Windows host contains an application that is prone to
a privilege escalation issue.

Description :

According to its version number, the copy of DameWare NT Utilities
installed on the remote host permits a local user to recover
authentication credentials because the application stores sensitive
information in memory as plain text: username, password, remote user,
and remote hostname.

See also :

http://www.shellsec.net/leer_advisory.php?id=7
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-04/0225.html
http://www.dameware.com/support/security/bulletin.asp?ID=SB5

Solution :

Upgrade to DameWare NT Utilities 3.80 / 4.9 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:R/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 13200

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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