KeePass up to 2.53 XML Configuration File missing encryption

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A vulnerability was found in KeePass up to 2.53. It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown code block of the component XML Configuration File Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a missing encryption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-311. The software does not encrypt sensitive or critical information before storage or transmission. Impacted is confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

** DISPUTED ** KeePass through 2.53 (in a default installation) allows an attacker, who has write access to the XML configuration file, to obtain the cleartext passwords by adding an export trigger. NOTE: the vendor's position is that the password database is not intended to be secure against an attacker who has that level of access to the local PC.

The weakness was published 01/22/2023. The advisory is shared for download at sourceforge.net. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2023-24055 since 01/21/2023. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1600.

The real existence of this vulnerability is still doubted at the moment.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.5

VulDB Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Temp Score: 3.5
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Exploitinginfo

Class: Missing encryption
CWE: CWE-311 / CWE-310
ATT&CK: T1600

Local: No
Remote: Partially

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: no mitigation known
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Timelineinfo

01/21/2023 CVE reserved
01/22/2023 +1 days Advisory disclosed
01/22/2023 +0 days VulDB entry created
01/22/2023 +0 days VulDB last update

Sourcesinfo

Advisory: sourceforge.net
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2023-24055 (🔒)

Entryinfo

Created: 01/22/2023 11:42 AM
Changes: 01/22/2023 11:42 AM (38)
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